The Day Ahead: Wednesday, February 9, 2011 - The American Spectator | USA News and Politics
The Day Ahead: Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Today on the Main Site:

Save the NFL, Now, by Quin Hillyer: A wonderful Super Bowl behind them, owners and players are about to destroy the best thing going.

The Opposite of Ronald Reagan, by Peter Ferrara: If only it were a matter of exploiting, for political purposes, President Obama’s youth and inexperience.

Justice Scalia’s Timely Advice, by Ron D. DeSantis & Adam Paul Laxalt: If heeded by the new Congress, it would represent a healthy change in the priorities of our national legislature.

Losing It at Subsidizing Movies, by Ross Kaminsky: Republicans of all people want to bribe movie makers to make movies in their state.

Tailoring Marriage Law to Satisfy Equal Protection and Due Process, by James M. Thunder: A thought experiment in the wake of the challenge to Proposition 8.

Salmon Winter, by Bill Croke: It’s been a Groundhog Day for everyone this year.

Angry Birds, by Joseph Lawler: Alfred Hitchcock never had to deal with Baptist church signs.

What to Watch For:

President Obama and Vice President Joe Biden to host GOP leaders, including John Boehner, Eric Cantor, and Kevin McCarthy, for lunch at the White House (LA Times)

Cashing out: Former senator Chris Dodd (D-CT) in negotiations to be president of Motion Picture Association of America (Huffington Post)

White House will “punt” on overdue Fannie Mae and Freddie Mac recommendations as soon as Friday (The Atlantic)

Fed chairman Ben Bernanke to appear before Rep. Paul Ryan’s Budget Committee (Wall Street Journal)

Clip of the Day:

Outgoing White House press secretary Robert Gibbs is not a lot of things:

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