For Politico, Deval Patrick *Is* Cory Booker

Duval Patrick IS Cory Booker.jpg

Hmmm...because I'm still riding high from the power, effectiveness and raw emotion of the speeches on the first night of the Democratic convention, I'm just going to give Politico the benefit of the doubt that this was just a careless error in the rush to get content up fast.

We in the blogosphere get that. I've mistakenly labeled members of the House of Representatives as senators in posts. I've misspelled names occasionally. It happens. Things move fast and some times, you have to race to get the scoop.

Because I really, really would hate to think that the outfit that Rachel Maddow astutely called "effectively the Romney campaign newsletter" had a hard time distinguishing between Massachusetts Governor Deval Patrick and Newark Mayor Cory Booker for some other reason.


We welcome relevant, respectful comments. Any comments that are sexist or in any other way deemed hateful by our staff will be deleted and constitute grounds for a ban from posting on the site. Please refer to our Terms of Service (revised 3/17/2016) for information on our posting policy.