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The Day Ahead: Tuesday, August 3, 2010

By on 8.3.10 | 6:06AM

Today on the Main Site:

Presidential Self-Adulation Hits New High by Andrew B. Wilson: Is there an antidote to such nonsense? Meet New Jersey Governor Chris Christie.

Obama's Abortion Imperialism by Daniel Allott: Tomorrow Kenyans vote on a constitution sponsored in part by Planned Parenthood.

Mau-Mauing the Free Press by Daniel Oliver: Par for the course from an Obama appointee and former host to Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.

Bonfire of the Neocons, Part 2 by Jed Babbin: Getting a grip on the nation-building delusion and the real sponsors of terror.

The Other Lockerbies by Ben Lerner: It's fine for senators to grandstand on the UK's and BP's alleged roles in releasing a murdering terrorist to Libya. But why are they silent about other terrorists released to foreign governments?

Slippin' and A-Slidin' by Ralph R. Reiland: Easy in the shower -- highly-moisturizing soap can be a killer.

Killing a Church by Mark Tooley: The long and tragic decline of the Episcopal faith.

What to Watch for:

Rep. Waters charged in ethics case (WSJ) 

BP test for "static kill" likely to take place (CNN) 

Pakistan floods displace thousands (BBC); militants kill 37 in Karachi (WSJ) 

CRS says number of agencies created by health care reform is "impossible" to estimate and the true number is "unknown" (Politico)

Clip of the Day:

Basil Marceaux (.com): the next Governor of Tennessee. Please meet the Republican party's Alvin Greene. 

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