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A bipartisan group of mayors will be in D.C. to meet with President Obama (USA Today)
Matt Bai profiles Jon Huntsman (New York Times)
Congress may vote on funding for the Libya engagement this week (New York Times)
New York State legislature has until noon to vote on the gay marriage bill before the session ends (CBS New York)
Keith Olbermann to return to the air tonight, on some channel no one’s ever heard of (USA Today)
Does Herman Cain have the patience for a presidential campaign?
On the main site:
Charlie Foxtrot McCain by Jed Babbin: Why are Republicans allowing him to speak for them on Libya?
Don’t Blame Us, by Ross Kaminsky: And especially not Obama, for the state of the economy — when we know it’s all the doing of a right-wing conspiracy.
Anti-Business as Usual, by The Prowler: Bill Daley got an earful, which was music to the president’s ear. Plus: Final proof Rick Perry’s running.
When Towers Fall — At Notre Dame, by James M. Thunder: Does the Catholic mission of a Catholic institution still have meaning?
A Mennonite ‘Gay Girl’ in Syria, by Mark Tooley: A U.S. anti-Iraq war hoaxter undermines the Syrian dissident cause.
Two Women of Bucks County, by Ned Ryun: One of the amazing aspects of the Tea Party movement is how much it is driven by women.
Innovate or Languish, by me: A full-throated defense of innovation and creative destruction from someone who knows.
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?