–The Rolling Stone article on Gen. Stanley McChrystal is the must-read of the morning. It won’t hit newsstands until Friday but CLICK HERE for a sneak-peak and my analysis on why this is a damaging article and if it will cost the General his job.
–Michael O’Hanlon puts Afghan President Hamid Karzai’s efforts to talk to the Taliban in perspective in the Wall Street Journal this morning.
–Is Steny Hoyer the canary in the coal mine? He warns that middle class tax cuts might be necessary to confront the deficit in today’s Washington Post.