The Senate health care deal may unravel. Carrie Budoff Brown, Politico. Perhaps I spoke too soon.

Credulity and Copenhagen. Philip Levy, AEI

NYC prepares for the 9/11 trials. Al Baker, NYT

James Kwak on Arnold Kling on the financial crisis. Baseline Scenario.

An American triumph at Oslo. Kathleen Parker, Washington Post. More praise for Obama's Nobel speech. This one really rubs the prize committee's nose in it.

There is much about Obama's administration to criticize. But at certain moments, the president articulates our problems in ways that elevate us beyond our pettier differences. His Nobel Prize may have been all the things critics have listed, but Obama's response was a triumphant expression of American values and character.

That hurts. That really hurts.


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