Today on the Main Site:
Panther Investigation Is Legit by Quin Hillyer: Conservative “rift” is ultimately unimportant.
Single-Payer or Bust by Philip Klein: For liberal activists, ObamaCare is just the end of the beginning. Live from Netroots Nation.
Buffett’s Blown Opportunity by Andrew B. Wilson: The Sage of Omaha fails to urge Obama to hit the reset button.
Donald Berwick and the Anti-Israelis by Robert M. Goldberg: In Obama’s man, socialized health-care and Israeli-bashing go hand in hand.
Money for Sculptures, But Not Firefighters by Andrew Cline: Is criticizing arts funding itself art?
Gone to Sod by RiShawn Biddle: It was once known as the Land of Lincoln. Today Illinois is the Land of Corruption, a political cesspool that would put Tammany Hall to shame.
When It Rains, It Pours by George H. Wittman: Vietnam’s economy is more confused that its weather — and too weak to emulate China.
Tripping Down by Jay D. Homnick: A triple take, up in the air between Philadelphia and Miami.
The Country Party Rules! by Reader Mail: The story of the year.
What to Watch for:
European banks brace for stress tests (WSJ)
House Ethics Subcommittee says Rangel broke rules, will prepare for trial (Washington Post)
Storm threat forces ships to leave work at oil spill site (NY Times)
Hearing on AZ immigration law begins (WaPost)
Shirley Sherrod says Breitbart incites racists; Obama says Vilsack “jumped gun” (Politico)
Clip of the Day:
Rangel berates MSNBC for asking about ethics violations: