How could anyone go bonkers on a story that's as poorly sourced as Robert Novak's piece is and is designed to start infighting among the Democratic candidates? Well, we do have the "Villagers" on the teevee so that solves that question.
It just doesn't get any better for the Village Ladies press Club and Circle Jerk Society than this afternoon's Hardball. David Shuster ran down the story straight, pointing out that Novak has subsequently said that he allegedly heard his little nugget of defamation about both Clinton and Obama from some Democrat who isn't part of the Clinton campaign, but who knows someone or has heard from somebody who says it's true. That's apparently good enough for Chris Matthews anyway, and he's running with it as fast as his little legs can carry him.
This is what ensued:...read on