The Day In Politics, 6/4

Today, President Obama delivered his long-anticipated speech to the Muslim world; Egyptian Twitterers said "trust, but verify"; conservatives abandoned the "apology tour" meme, even if they didn't like the speech; Palestinians liked it better than Israelis; a Lebanese Hezbollah MP said Muslims don't need a sermon from Obama; the White House bragged about Sonia Sotomayor's speed; and Ron Paul called on supporters to back his son's Senate bid.

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