Sidney Blumenthal, a longtime fixture in the Clinton firmament, has announced over at Salon that he's joining the Hillary campaign as a "senior adviser."
Sid, who wrote for The New Yorker in the 1990s before joining the Clinton administration, has long been tight with Hillary, helping her get elected to the Senate in 2000. So, as Kevin Drum notes, this is not unexpected given their history, but it could make a bit of news, given Sid's often-aggressive posture towards the media.
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