We mentioned earlier today that Talking Point Memo's Sahil Kapur pointed out that Hillary Clinton critics have taken to a new conspiracy theory, which Kapur dubbed "shoe truthers." Remember the recent incident in which an audience member threw a shoe at Clinton while she was giving a speech in Las Vegas? Maybe it was staged! Shoe-ghazi!! Of course, if there was going to be a bananas theory, Herman Cain was going to show
Hillary Clinton has given her first interview this year on the subject of her court-appointed representation of an accused rapist in Fayetteville 39 years ago. Her story hasn't changed since it became an issue in her presidential race in 2008. She did her ethical duty as a lawyer to defend her client, though she hadn't wanted to represent him. /more/
During his prepared remarks in a press conference in Little Rock on Tuesday, U.S. Rep. Tom Cotton managed to say President Obama's name 14 times in four minutes. That's his campaign in a nutshell: Obama and Obamacare are destroying America. /more/
Some 150 people were already in line at 7 a.m. this morning for the 11:30 a.m. book signing by Hillary Clinton at the Chenal Walmart Supercenter. About 1,000 were expected to make it through with a book — one per customer. She was greeted warmly during her two-hour signing stint for her "Hard Choices.' /more/
Johnny Rhoda, the 2nd District Republican chairman, has resigned his party position after his widely quoted remark that Hillary Clinton would "probably get shot at the state line" if she ran for president. Except for Tim Griffin, no party leaders denounced the remark. Chair Doyle Webb merely called it a "distraction." /more/
Last week, Rep. Josh Miller, a Republican legislator from Heber Springs, spoke against the private option Medicaid expansion last week. He invoked FDR's New Deal — a "hand up," he said, not a "handout."
Scott Ellington, the prosecuting attorney for Arkansas's Second Judicial District, said in a recent interview that, "There are no ongoing investigations by governmental investigative authorities" concerning the West Memphis Three case. Ellington may be the only person on the planet who believes there is "closure" in my case.