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Clinton to hold "Rural Americans for Hillary" lunch and campaign briefing at the DC offices of agribusiness giant Monsanto's lobbyists. Of course, invoking the imagery of the family farm and then doing the dirty work of giant companies is nothing new in politics, but this seems like a deliberate effort to stumble into what John Edwards and Barack Obama are trying to say about taking money from lobbyists.

UPDATE: The Edwards campaign is fond of this juxtaposition.

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