On This Day in History: March 4, 2008


Scary Spice’s husband bought toilet paper.

A New Jersey professional women’s soccer team hired a new coach.

The New York Times discovered that a Rhodes Scholar had a boxing match.

Hillary Clinton won vanilla states Ohio, Rhode Island, and Texas while being accused of doctoring photos to make Obama’s skin look darker.

Some of the more explosive blog posts making the rounds today concern a charge from a couple of diarists on the Daily Kos that the Clinton campaign deliberately darkened Obama’s skin color in a recent television ad…this kind of ugly infighting is probably the kind of thing that troubles the leaders of the Democratic party as this race drags on in its inconclusive manner.

What-could-have-been presidential candidate Rick Perry turned 58, Bad Girls Club star Sarah Oliver turned 23, and Emmy-winning actress Patricia Heaton turned 50.