Today on the Main Site:
California Girls, by W. James Antle III: Two former ex-CEO Republican women win big in Golden State GOP primary. November won’t be as easy.
Barack Obama’s Total Eclipse for America by Peter Ferrara: As Mark Twain would have understood, he’s taking us back to the 6th century.
Helen the Hack by Thirsty McWormwood: Another Washington success story gets the royal treatment.
An Open Letter to the Turkish Embassy by Edward Sisson: A message from a former Arnold & Porter lawyer who represented the Turkish government in 1995.
The Reason for Rolling Thunder by Jack Park: It began in 1987 as an effort to educate the public on POW-MIA issues.
Where the Brains Are by William Murchison: That’s where you’ll find people too smart for their own — and the common — good.
The Anti-Appropriations Committee by Grover Norquist: An old-way plan to curb spending and realign politicians’ interests.
What to Watch for:
U.N. vote on Iran sanctions expected (NY Times); Russia adds to international outcry for independent investigation into Israel flotilla raid (AP)
GM begins recall of 1.4 million vehicles because of windshield fire hazard (CNN); Germany set to reject GM proposal for state aid (WSJ)
Spain protests austerity measures (BBC News); EU presses ahead with new taxes on banks (Financial Times); Britain and Germany signal budget cuts to rein in deficits (WSJ)
Alabama gubernatorial Republican primary heads for recount (Andalusia Star-News)
SEC expected to unveil “circuit breaker” to halt trading in highly volatile stocks (WSJ)
Clip of the Day:
Nancy Pelosi gets heckled by crowd at Washington event.