The Note's Must-Reads

2008: Obama:

The New York Daily News' Celeste Katz: "Bill Clinton's Big Prediction: Obama Will Win Handily" LINK

The New York Daily News' Charles Krauthammer: "How Obama's Bubble Burst"


The Los Angeles Times' Peter Nicholas: "For Barack Obama, Bill Clinton Says He'll Do 'Whatever I'm asked'" LINK

The New York Times' Adam Nagourney and Jeff Zeleny: "Obama Plans Sharper Tone as Party Frets" LINK

The Washington Post's Charles Krauthammer: "Obama's Altitude Sickness" LINK

The Washington Post's E.J. Dionne: "Tiptoeing through the Mud" LINK

2008: McCain:

The Associated Press' Malin Rising: "Film Shows McCain's Release from Vietnamese Prison"


The Wall Street Journal's Brian M. Carney: "When Independents Stampede" LINK

The New York Times' Paul Krugman: "Blizzard of Lies" LINK

The New York Times' editorial page: "A Message from John McCain" LINK

The Washington Post's Eugene Robinson: "The Scream Machine" LINK

The Washington Post's Kimberly Kindy: A Tangled Story of Addiction: Consequences of Cindy McCain's Drug Abuse Were More Complex than She Has Portrayed LINK

2008: Obama and McCain:

The Wall Street Journal's Peggy Noonan: "Miles to Go" LINK

The New York Sun's Eli Lake: "The Youth Vote Attracts Both Campaigns" LINK

2008: Palin:

ABC News' Russell Goldman: "Palin Takes Hard Line on National Security, Softens Stance on Global Warming" LINK

ABC News' Teddy Davis and Rigel Anderson: "Unclear If Palin Subscribes to Bush Doctrine" LINK

The New York Daily News' David Hinckley: "ABC Misfires by Grilling Sarah Palin in Segments" LINK

The New York Daily News' David Saltonstall: "Sarah Palin takes on Charles Gibson on ABC- and she'd take on Russia, too" LINK

The Chicago Sun Times' Lynn Sweet: "Sarah Palin Passer her Test with ABC's Charles Gibson" LINK

USA Today's Ken Dilanian: "In Targeting Big Oil, Palin 'Governed from the Center'" LINK

The Boston Herald's Jessica Heslam: "With Sarah Palin at the Plate, Charlie Gibson Throws Hard" LINK

The Boston Heralds' Peter Gelzinis: "Sarah Palin's Tough-Girl Image a Tad Unsettling" LINK

The Boston Heralds' Hillary Chabot: "Sarah Palin Boasts: I Can Lead" LINK

The Los Angeles Times' Michael Finnegan: "Palin Talks Tough on Iran, Russia in ABC interview" LINK

The New York Time's Alessandra Stanley: "Showing a Confidence, in Prepared Answers" LINK

The New York Times' Jim Rutenberg: "In First Big Interview, Palin Says 'I'm Ready' for the Job LINK

The Washington Post's Anne E. Kornblut: Palin Links Iraq to Sept. 11 In Talk to Troops in Alaska" LINK