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Hillary Clinton is taking heat from bloggers over the way she's pushing for Florida and Michigan's delegates to be seated at the Democratic convention, while conservative bloggers find Barack Obama changing his position on talks with Iran.

Clinton's comparison of the fight for two states' delegates to abolitionism is an attempt to steal the nomination and shows that she's "tempermentally unfit for the presidency," writes The Plank's Jonathan Chait. One of her most hard-boiled supporters, Lanny Davis, has now joined the Liberal Media Bias Cult, according to Josh Marshall, who has video of Davis lauding Fox News's coverage.

Clinton may claim a moral victory and bolster her case for the vice presidency by winning more delegates from the two states, MyDD's Todd Beeton writes. But she's not going to get the amount of delegates she wants, since the Democrats on the committee is full of people loyal to Obama or party chairman Howard Dean, reports the Huffington Post's Thomas B. Edsall.

Obama is waffling on his call for talks with leaders of Iran and other rogue nations, as his advisers are throwing in caveats to any negotiations the Illinois Democrat would be involved in, writes RedState's Pejman Yousefzadeh. John McCain is right to take a whack at Obama's less-than-straight answer, since that may get Obama to explain what he thinks he could get out of such talks, the Weekly Standard's Michael Goldfarb writes.

Perhaps in its rush to finish work before Memorial Day, Congress sent President Bush the wrong version of the $290 billion farm bill, showing that lawmakers can't even do pork right, according to The Corner's Kathryn Jean Lopez. In the emergency war-spending bill debate, Obama and Clinton need to get behind an amendment calling for troop redeployment out of Iraq that's already backed by Sen. Russ Feingold (D-Wis.), writes MyDD's Josh Orton. And Rep. Robert Wexler (D-Fla.) is correct to raise the specter of impeachment hearings, one of the few powers Congress has to compel Karl Rove to testify before lawmakers in the case of jailed former Alabama Gov. Don Siegelman (D), according to Daily Kos's Kagro X.

FROM THE BLOGS:
Clinton's Shocking Florida Gambit - Jonathan Chait, The Plank
Lanny Davis's Induction Ceremony - J. Marshall, TPM
Seating Fla. And Mich. - Todd Beeton, MyDD
Opposition Grows To Clinton's Cause Celebre - Tom Edsall, HuffPo Long Primary Battle Will Help Obama Win - R. Creamer, HuffPo
Obama Once Pledged To Meet Unconditionally - Yousefzadeh, RedSt.
McCain Again Whacks At Obama-Iran Meeting - Goldfarb, Wkly Std
Number 2 - John O'Sullivan, The Corner
Lieberman Goes The Full Zell - Hunter, Daily Kos
Obama And Clinton Get Behind Iraq Timetable? - Josh Orton, MyDD
Congress Can't Even Do Pork Right - K.J. Lopez, The Corner
Can Congress Arrest Itself? - B. Faughnan, Weekly Standard
Rep. Wexler: Few Options For Rove Testimony - Kagro X, Daily Kos

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
House Overrides Farm Bill Veto - Washington Post
Illegals Haunt McCain - The Hill
Many Florida Jews Express Doubts Over Obama - New York Times
McCain Looks To Fill Ticket, And 3 Hopefuls Step Up - New York Times

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