Wiretap: Shutdown continues, humiliation looms
Is there a way to walk the House Republicans back from the abyss? National Journal’s Michael Hirsh says Obama will have to blink. Salon’s Brian Beutler says Democrats have to figure out a way not to humiliate John Boehner. Good luck on both.
Michael Hirsh says Obama is going to have to blink because the Tea Party guys won’t. Via National Journal.
Is there a way to end this thing without John Boehner looking like a sap? There’d better be. Via Salon.
Janet Yellen will be the most powerful woman in the history of the world? Really? Tell it to Queen Victoria.
Jon Stewart is clearly a little awed by Malala, 16 year old shot by the Taliban, who has become world advocate for girls’ education. “Education makes women more powerful.”
Robert Scheer on race and Obamacare: The Southern Strategy all over again. Via the Nation.
What France hasn’t surrendered — its bookstores. Via the New Yorker.
Why so many gamblers are taking Jaguars vs. Broncos: Because the line is 28 freaking points.
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