In media call, spokesmen Howard Wolfson and Phil Singer decry former Iowa Democratic Party chairman and Obama senior adviser Gordon Fischer invoking “Monica’s blue dress” in blog posting.
Singer: Called it the “most personal attack yet,” said the Obama campaign is being “fueled by insult and slander.” Listen to full audio of call here.
Update: Fischer takes down post, saying: “I sincerely apologize for a tasteless and gratuitous comment I made here about President Clinton. It was unnecessary and wrong.” Read it here.
Wolfson brushes off apology on media call.
Obama camp’s Tommy Vietor responds: “As Senator Obama has said repeatedly, comments like this have no place in our political dialogue and he strongly rejects them.”
Plus: Obama campaign’s daily talking points calls Clinton “desperate,” says she “will not be able to win. . .by any conventional measure.” Read them here.