Ethiopian jazz with The Budos Band performing Yene hassab gwadegna.
Oh my – the bigot knives came out big time at the Rules Committee hearing chaos. Take at look at what Jane Hamsher captured — this inconsolable Hillary supporter, Harriet Christian, screaming at reporters in this clip about how the party is… “…throwing the election away…for what — an inadequate
Oh the democracy of it all. To listen to the members of the Rules and By-Laws panel at today’s meeting of the Democratic National Committee, you’d believe that when it comes to respecting voters, their choices and election fairness, the Democrats are a stand-up bunch of rule makers: the very model of a modern democratic institution.
Deborah Foster, a Long Island school teacher and Hillary Clinton supporter who was ejected from the Rules & Bylaws Committee meeting on May 31, 2008 shows her bruises. Foster and others were shouting “Denver, Denver” when security removed them from the meeting.
Interesting timing, especially in light of the day-long discussions taking place about the reinstatements of FL and MI delegates today. Video below: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/… ee *** NOTE FROM PAM: I was going to post on this but ee beat me to it. I’ll just add my thoughts below. It was simply
The sky may be gray and rainy, but the Convention Center in San Juan is swathed in purple and high spirits.
Marc Ambinder at The Atlantic breaks the news out of the DNC meetings:
6:26: The Obama campaign confirms that Sen. Barack Obama has quit Trinity United Church in Chicago.
Things grew increasingly contentious toward the end of the Rules Committee meeting, and a Clinton supporter — who identified herself as Harriet Christian — was ejected from the room. I followed her into the hallway and she had her say for the cameras…
As a Michigan voter, the most important thing that happened today was the recognition–on the part of Mark Brewer and Carl Levin–that our January primary was not a real vote. That meant more to me as anything else that happened today–it was more important to me than the numbers that came out of the process.