Saturday, May 29, 2010

Liberal Intelligentsia

In a Byron York piece from early this morning:  "Sestak was ineligible for job Clinton offered".  To wit:
"In a little-noticed passage Friday, the New York Times reported that Rep. Joe Sestak was not eligible for a place on the President’s Intelligence Advisory Board, the job he was reportedly offered by former President Bill Clinton.  And indeed a look at the Board’s website reveals this restriction: The Board consists of not more than 16 members appointed by the President from among individuals who are not employed by the Federal Government. Members are distinguished citizens selected from the national security, political, academic, and private sectors..."
Then about an hour ago, one of Washington DC's biggest intellectual guns tweeted:

So David Gregory is apparently actually buying the story put out on Friday afternoon that Bill Clinton offered a sitting Member of Congress an unpaid spot on a board that he would have had to give up his (safe) Democrat seat in Congress to accept.  In exchange for not challenging Arlen Spector in the primary election. Which makes David Gregory a smurf, not a pundit. Even in Washington DC.

Several minutes later, one of Washington DC's most inconsequential intellectual guns tweeted:

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