The boast that American workers are naturally superior to other workers and would therefore “win” in any fair competition is problematic at best and at worst, a pander to our national delusion of exceptionalism.
This isn't good news for the administration.
I'll try to maintain the long view.
You need to be a really gifted politician to topple an incumbent president. Mitt Romney might not have that gift.
Trying to explain the big variation in yesterday's polling.
Could his Mormon faith be hurting him down South?
The reintroduction of the gray wolf to the Northern Rockies was an ecological success story—until big money, old superstitions, and politics got in the way.
Making the case with actual people.
Links for your evening.
The Department of Justice has blocked Texas's version of the bill—while a similar measure in Wisconsin is also hitting snags.
Chart of the day
It's not as crazy an idea as you might think.
Count this as an administration victory.
Today's Balance Sheet: The next round of bank stress tests finish up this week.
Large numbers of Republicans in Mississippi and Alabama think interracial marriage should be illegal, and that Obama is a Muslim.