- New ABC News/Washington Post poll shows confidence rising … President Barack Obama holding steady and strong with less GOP and Independent support … Michelle’s a star … Deficit’s a worry.
- Another blockbuster from Sy Hersh in The New Yorker … New hope for peace talks with Syria? And Hersh drops fresh details on Cheney dark side.
- Drop in payroll taxes could force Dems to rethink urgency of Social Security reform. Chuck Blahous noticed first.
- John Rich’s "Shuttin’ Detroit Down" — Conservative country’s answer to Bruce?