Brad Delong: The New York Times financial columnist Joe Nocera is not too big to fail when it comes to blaming today’s partisan conflict on Democrats for their 1987 opposition to Nixon hatchet man Robert Bork.
The Mahablog: Eric Cantor asks, “What happened to the hope of surpassing the success of your parents?” The answer is in his mirror.
Iowa Independent: Good news! Michele Bachmann’s “wicked heart” is all better now.
The Liberal Curmudgeon: John McCain and other Republican talking heads seem to have forgotten the December 31, 2011 Iraq withdrawal date from the 2008 Status of Forces Agreement signed by President Bush.
Speaking of which, your quote of the day: ”Well, if that scenario evolves, then I think it's obvious that we would have to leave because - if it was an elected government of Iraq…I don't see how we could stay when our whole emphasis and policy has been based on turning the Iraqi government over to the Iraqi people.” (John McCain, April 22, 2004)
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