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:
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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.