Maureen Dowd and Hillary's Familiar Fists of Fury

| Sun Jan. 6, 2008 1:58 PM PST

Maureen Dowd, in today's Times:

Listening to Hillary and Obama evokes the famous scene in the classic "The Night of the Hunter," when Robert Mitchum, whose fingers are tattooed with "LOVE" on his right hand and "HATE" on his left, has a wrestling match with his hands to see which emotion triumphs.

I don't really get the Obama=love, Hillary=hate calculation. (As usual, MoDo's hypertrophied fist of clever contrast crushes her withered claw of meaningful observation.) But the image of Hillary Clinton and competing knuckles of emotion rings a bell... Now where have I seen that recently? Oh yeah:

Read Jack Hitt's cover story on why we love to hate Hillary here.

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