- Charityfolks.com - A Broadway Cares/Easter Bonnet Competition poster has been signed by various performers from the Easter Bonnet show, including Clay. Bidding is up to $700 and ends on Thursday, July 24 at 3 p.m. EST.
- From The Clayboard - Of all places to find a Clay mention...in an article about Barack Obama. The story at one time was on Yahoo's home page, but it is no longer there. Here are the pieces of the story that lead to the Clay mention:
Obama tour staged for political pop
Wed Jul 23, 5:42 AM ET
JERUSALEM - Barack Obama doesn't travel light. Halfway around the world, the Obama campaign machine appears as sprawling and seamless as it is on its home turf. As the presumptive Democratic nominee tours five countries in five days, he brings an entourage that would make a pop star envious.
A dozen top foreign policy advisers are either traveling with Obama or doing groundwork ahead of his arrival in each country. This group is supplemented by his usual contingent of almost a dozen traveling aides, including chief campaign strategist David Axelrod and communications director Robert Gibbs, and too many advance staff to count. With layers of Secret Service agents, they zipped through Amman Tuesday in a motorcade of 20 vehicles....
...But when the Arizona senator (McCain) traveled to Mexico and Colombia last month, he mobilized only eight staff members, including two foreign policy advisers, two press aides, two advance workers and two assistants to Cindy McCain, said campaign spokesman Brian Rogers.
"Who does he think he is?" Rogers asked of Obama. "Clay Aiken?"
Fenn said the Obama's traveling contingent was appropriate.
"With such a high-visibility trip, with so many countries covered and so many press people covering the trip, the number of staff is not out of line," he said....