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3:00 PM ET, September 30, 2008

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David Brooks / New York Times:
Revolt of the Nihilists  —  In 1933, Franklin Roosevelt inherited an economic crisis.  He understood that his first job was to restore confidence, to give people a sense that somebody was in charge, that something was going to be done.  —  This generation of political leaders is confronting …
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Peter Wehner / The Corner:
Speaker Spoke  —  I consider Nancy Pelosi to be one of the worst political figures of my lifetime: hyper-partisan, small-minded, and wrong on issue after issue.  And I thought her speech on the House Floor yesterday — tearing into the president and Republicans when her job was to rally support …
Mark R. Levin / The Corner:
Thank You, House Republicans  —  I have read the posts here and elsewhere.  Sometimes these things are made to look more complicated than they really are.  From an economic perspective, if the problem is liquidity and credit, there simply is no need for the federal government to assume massive amounts …
Discussion: protein wisdom and PrestoPundit
Nitya / Political Punch:
And What About Those 95 Democrats?  —  Yes, House Republicans didn't deliver many votes and 66% of them voted against the bill.  —  But considering that only a dozen votes needed to switch in order to provide a different outcome, and 95 Democrats in the House voted against it …
Mark Murray / MSNBC:
FIRST THOUGHTS: WHO SHOULDN'T BE BLAMED
Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
Brooks: House 'Wingers Are Destroying the GOP
Ryan Grim / The Crypt's Blogs:
House GOP mocked by Rush
Discussion: Townhall.com
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
RNC ad, was cut, sent out before package failed  —  The Republican National Committee's new advertisement critical of the the Wall Street “bailout” was produced and sent to television stations in key states before the package failed, officials at two stations said.  —  “Wall Street Squanders our money.
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Roger Simon / The Politico:
Biden's strategy: Go easy on Palin  —  If Sarah Palin goofs, flounders, stumbles or blunders during her debate against Joe Biden on Thursday night, Biden is going to let it slide.  —  “If she makes a gaffe, he underplays it,” one of the people prepping Biden for his vice presidential debate told me.
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Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:
After Sarah Palin VP debate, Joe Biden to step aside for Hillary Clinton?  —  It's been one of the most persistent rumors on the internet since John McCain smartly snuffed Barack Obama's convention afterglow by doing what the Democrat considered and rejected: naming a woman as his vice presidential partner.
Discussion: Washington Post
Bill Sammon / Fox News:
Unlike Clinton, Biden Gets Pass for Saying He Was ‘Shot At’ in Iraq  —  When Hillary Clinton told a tall tale about “landing under sniper fire” in Bosnia, she was accused of “inflating her war experience” by Barack Obama's campaign — but the campaign has been silent about Joe Biden telling …
Discussion: Townhall.com
Ryan Corsaro / CBS News:
Biden Focuses on Debate Prep, Mishears Question on Rejection of Bailout Bill
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Dana Milbank / Washington Post:
A House Divided Along Twisted Lines
Frank James / The Swamp:
Bailout fallout continues on Hill
Discussion: The Crypt's Blogs
Tyler Cowen / Marginal Revolution:
The best and worst case scenarios  —  The best case scenario: The bad banks continue to be bought up, there is no run on hedge funds next Tuesday, only mid-sized European banks fail, money market funds keep on buying commercial paper, and the Fed and Treasury continue to operate on a case-by-case basis.
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Ezra Klein / American Prospect:   STATE OF THE CREDIT MARKETS.
MarketBeat:
Overnight-Lending Markets Still Flashing Red
Megan McArdle:
What am I so afraid of?  —  Tyler Cowen lays it out:
Discussion: Donklephant
Gallup:
Gallup Daily: Obama Holds 6-Point Lead  —  Two weeks since McCain's had any advantage in voter preferences  —  PRINCETON, NJ — Barack Obama continues to hold a significant lead over John McCain in Gallup Poll Daily tracking, 49% to 43%.  —  This is based on interviewing conducted Sept. 27-29 …
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Blake Hounshell / FP Passport:
Why more briefings won't help Sarah Palin  —  Adam Nagourney has a good story in the New York Times about growing Republican fears that Sarah Palin, the GOP's vice presidential nominee, is going to crash and burn in Thursday's debate with Democrat Joe Biden.
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New York Sun:
Ideal of the Scoop  —  Following are excerpts of remarks by the Editor of the Sun, Seth Lipsky, to the newspaper's staff:  —  It is my duty to report today that Ira Stoll and I and our partners have concluded that the Sun will cease publication.  Our last number will be the issue dated September 30, the first day of Rosh Hashanah.
David Kurtz / Talking Points Memo:
IF AT FIRST YOU DON'T SUCCEED, SUSPEND AGAIN!  —  John McCain made the morning show rounds today.  On Fox they were virtually begging him to “suspend” his campaign again in the wake of the bailout failure yesterday on the Hill.  You know, since it worked out so well the first time.
Jeffrey A. Miron / CNN:
Commentary: Bankruptcy, not bailout, is the right answer  —  Editor's note: Jeffrey A. Miron is senior lecturer in economics at Harvard University.  A Libertarian, he was one of 166 academic economists who signed a letter to congressional leaders last week opposing the government bailout plan.
Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
Hugo of Arabia?  —  A Democrat sends over this clip from John McCain's economic forum just now, in which McCain, talking about energy policy, stresses the importance of “ensuring that America is secure, and not dependent on oil from people like Hugo Chavez or other parts of the Middle East which is …
Discussion: Wonkette
Steve / Nielsen Wire:
McCain And Obama Highs And Lows From Debate Dial Tests  —  During the first presidential debate on September 26, Barack Obama's comments on oil independence, health care, the Iraq War, and Al Qaeda drew the most positive responses from a panel of uncommitted, registered voters who allowed CBS …
 
 
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Ali / Think Progress:
Glenn Beck, Jonah Goldberg fantasize about violently cutting open …
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Ben Smith / Ben Smith's Blogs:
Obama ad sells, defends healthcare plan
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Megan McArdle:
Raising Arizona
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John Prendergast / The Huffington Post:
China's Deadly Investments
Discussion: UN Dispatch
Jane Hamsher / Firedoglake:
GOP In Disarray, Won't Follow McCain
Discussion: Boston Herald
Myglesias / Matthew Yglesias:
The Paulson Crisis
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