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Today on the Main Site:
Allawi’s Lament by Jed Babbin: He feels he, not Maliki, should be forming the new Iraqi government — but does it matter?
Obama Jobs by The Prowler: Making Census workers permanent creatures of the Obama recovery. Plus: CEOs tell Obama all the wrong things.
Beverly Hills Night by Ben Stein: Amid the jasmine, the swimming pool, and the Lakers.
Who Lost Turkey? Not Europe by Doug Bandow: But tell that to Defense Secretary Robert Gates.
Barack Obama’s Body Language by Ron Ross: He persists at looking down his nose.
On Retreat by Jonathan Aitken: “Nothing is so like God as stillness,” wrote the 14th-century German mystic Meister Eckhart.
A Book to Read, A Byline to Look For by Larry Thornberry: Joseph Epstein has done it again.
What to Watch For:
W.H. to ask BP to create separate, independent fund to administer reimbursements to Gulf residents (WSJ)
Ethnic violence continues to rage in Kyrgyzstan (NY Times)
Iraq’s contentious parliament deadlocked (Washington Post)
Israel sets up Gaza flotilla inquiry (BBC News)
Clip of the Day:
Gov. Crist (I-FL) says oil spill shows dangers of fossil fuel:
A man of faith in a godless age is hitting Americans where it hurts.
Mr. and Mrs. American Spectator Reader, let P.J. O’Rourke talk sense to your kids.
In Britain, defending your property can get you life.
The debacle of this president’s administration is both a cause and a symptom of the decline of American values. Unless Congress impeaches him, that decline will go on unchecked. An eminent jurist surveys the damage and assesses the chances for the recovery of our culture.
It won’t take long for conservatives to scratch this presidential wannabe off their 2008 scorecard.
The American Christmas, like the songs that celebrate it, makes room for everybody under the rainbow. Is that why so many people seem to be hostile to it?
Was the President done in by the economy, or by the politics of the economy?