The White House released its 1 1/2-page report on a Friday before a long holiday weekend, a strategy employed to dampen coverage of an embarrassing episode. Despite its exculpatory tone, the report isn't one the White House will showcase.
As a candidate in 2008, Barack Obama pledged to change the culture in Washington. Yet in this instance, his top aide pushed to turn the Pennsylvania primary into an easy coronation for Specter, whose party switch a year ago gave the White House a filibuster-proof majority in the Senate.
Saturday, May 29, 2010
There's no hope of change with Obama in.