The Washington Times - March 8, 2010, 09:16AM

Today’s Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Eric Massa slams Democrat leaders for ethics probe,Obama’s Mid East horror show, and Massa attack.

  • Politico: Eric Massa slams Democrat leaders for ethics probe

Rep. Eric Massa (D-N.Y.) says the House ethics committee is investigating him for inappropriate comments he made to a male staffer on New Year’s Eve — and that he’s the victim of a power play by Democratic leaders who want him out of Congress because he’s a “no” vote on health care reform.

The stories of the US engagement with Syria and the sanctions issue regarding Iran’s nuclear program are fascinating. Each day there’s some new development showing how the Obama administration is acting like a deer standing in the middle of a busy highway admiring the pretty headlights of the automobiles. 
Washington Independent: Massa attack
Rep. Eric Massa (D-N.Y.), the disgraced resigning congressman, is going down swinging and taking the news cycle with him. His weekly radio show — and, likely, any media he does today — is a festival of criticism of the White House, specifically of Rahm Emanuel.