NH Primary Morning Links: Anatomy of a Smear, Obama’s Brain and Kenya

Joe Klein reports (via Andrew Sullivan) that Obama’s been involved in trying to stop the political (or ethnic?) violence in Kenya:

In the days since his Iowa victory, Obama has had near-daily conversations with the U.S. Ambassador in Kenya or with opposition leader Raila Odinga. As of late this afternoon, before his rally in Rochester, N.H., Obama was trying to reach Kenyan President Kibaki.

Now has An Anatomy of a Smear:

To illustrate how a rumor based on falsehoods can spread, NOW takes a look at one claim that has received a lot of media attention recently: the “Barack Obama is Muslim” rumor.

And Steve Clemons is looking for Obama’s brain and finds Karen Kornbluh and Austan Goolsbee.


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