The Washington Post has this comment from the Reid campaign:'Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid had an unusual form of praise for New York's junior senator, Kirsten Gillibrand, this morning at the fundraiser Mayor Bloomberg hosted for him at his townhouse - referring to her as "the hottest member" as she sat just a few feet away, according to three sources. ... First Bloomberg spoke, then Sen. Chuck Schumer, and then Reid, according to the sources. Reid praised Schumer at length, discussing how he could have run for governor - and won - in 2006, but didn't, and instead accepted the Nevada senator's entreaties to run the DSCC. Then he turned his attention to Gillibrand, saying something about how "many senators are known for many things," according to a source. He added, "We in the Senate refer to Sen. Gillibrand as the hottest member."'
'Reid spokesman Jim Manley told Politico, "What can I say, she made The Hilll's 'Most Beautiful' list. Of course he also went on to praise her skill and tenacity and described her as an effective member of the New York delegation as well."'Well that just makes it all better doesn't it? Don't you just love Reid (he of the 'light-skinned negro' sans 'negro dialect' comments)? He's a peach. Apparently, Gillibrand will have to do without a public apology, because she's beautiful, and sexism just isn't as bad to Reid. Of course, Hispanics haven't received an apology from him either.
Reid's campaign against Angle is rated as a toss-up right now - hopefully, he'll be tossed out in the process.