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President Obama will meet with high-ranking EU officials at the White House (Politico)
Obama’s trip to Scranton later this week will be his 56th trip to a 2012 swing state — most of those on the taxpayer’s dime (Wall Street Journal)
A record $52 billion was spent at Black Friday sales (CNN Money)
Senate Democrats will introduce a bill to extend payroll tax cuts this week (CNN)
Syracuse University fires a basketball coach after allegations that he molested children (USA Today)
Grover Norquist defends himself on a Sunday show:
On the main site:
Newt Gingrich, Grownup, by Jed Babbin: Of the Republican Eight, he is best prepared to take a 3 a.m. call to the White House.
Newt’s Health Problems, by David Catron: The malady is far more serious than a mere affinity for mandates.
Fathers and Sons and a Birthday, by Ben Stein: “Tommy & Me” takes on new meaning.
A ‘Genocidal’ Thanksgiving, by Mark Tooley: Once again, the Religious Left found itself in no mood to celebrate our national day of gratitude.
Last Protester Standing, by Gerald Nachman: It’s going to be the next big thing on Occupy TV.
Grover Norquist Crushes Them, by G. Tracy Mehan, III: Bush tax cuts move to center stage and no one understands their political might better than the Democrats’ favorite hate object.
Master of the Masters, by Roger Kaplan: With his win at London’s O2, the great Federer puts paid to the proponents of Roger Declinism.
The Fix Was In, by John R. Coyne, Jr.: Conrad Black’s greatest book yet.
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?