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11:10 AM ET, November 9, 2008

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John Fund / Wall Street Journal:
Obama vs. Pelosi  —  The president-elect meets the enemy.  —  Barack Obama obviously has thought carefully about mistakes made by previous Democratic presidential winners who wrongly believed a Congress controlled by their own party would help make them a success.
Discussion: LewRockwell.com Blog
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Greg Mankiw / Greg Mankiw's Blog:
Memo to the POTUS-elect  —  Congratulations, Senator Obama.  You ran a good campaign, and you racked up an historic victory.  As you get ready for your new responsibilities, let me suggest four ways for you to become a reliable steward of the economy:  —  Listen to your economists.
Jason L. Riley / Wall Street Journal:
‘Do What You Got Elected to Do’  —  The incoming chief of staff …
Discussion: www.redstate.com
Washington Post:
Obama Positioned to Quickly Reverse Bush Actions  —  Stem Cell, Climate Rules Among Targets of President-Elect's Team  —  Transition advisers to President-elect Barack Obama have compiled a list of about 200 Bush administration actions and executive orders that could be swiftly undone …
P.J. O'Rourke / Weekly Standard:
We Blew It  —  A look back in remorse on the conservative opportunity that was squandered.  —  Let us bend over and kiss our ass goodbye.  Our 28-year conservative opportunity to fix the moral and practical boundaries of government is gone—gone with the bear market and the Bear Stearns …
Allahpundit / Hot Air:
Pelosi: Prop 8 supporters might have been too dumb to grasp what they were doing  —  Evidently, it's now somehow illegitimate to vote on the substance of an issue without being fully informed of the legal posture first.  Sure, a majority opposes gay marriage — but did they know that four justices …
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Zachary Coile / San Francisco Chronicle:
Pelosi says voters misunderstood Prop. 8
Discussion: Weekly Standard
Jonathan Martin / The Politico:
GOP gears up for 2012  —  Votes are still being counted in some races in last Tuesday's election, but no matter: Talk of the potential Republican field in the 2012 presidential election is already underway.  —  Too early?  —  Too bad — just look around.
Discussion: www.redstate.com and The E&P Pub
Lee Ferran / ABCNEWS:
America's First Transgender Mayor  —  Stu Rasmussen Became Mayor With Implants, Dresses and Ideas for Improving Her Town  —  The first time Stu Rasmussen was elected mayor of Silverton, Ore., he wore shirts and pants.  This time around, after a landslide victory, he will be stepping into office donning a dress and makeup.
Frank Rich / New York Times:
It Still Felt Good the Morning After  —  ON the morning after a black man won the White House, America's tears of catharsis gave way to unadulterated joy.  —  Our nation was still in the same ditch it had been the day before, but the atmosphere was giddy.  We felt good not only because we had breached …
David S. Broder / Washington Post:
Governors Know Best  —  After the celebrations of the success of Barack Obama, Joe Biden and the congressional Democrats, it is time to tip the hat to some other people — with names such as John Hoeven, Jon Huntsman, Jim Douglas and Mitch Daniels.  They are Republicans reelected Tuesday …
Ann Althouse / Althouse:
How McCain lost me.  —  As promised, I'm mining my archive — beginning in late August — to try to understand how I turned against John McCain.  —  August 25: “Nicely done.  I'm glad to see the return of the light touch,” I say about an Obama ad that uses the song “What a Wonderful World” …
Discussion: JustOneMinute
Steven Greenhouse / New York Times:
After Push for Obama, Unions Seek New Rules  —  WASHINGTON — After making millions of phone calls and knocking on millions of doors to elect Barack Obama, the nation's labor unions have begun a new campaign: to get the new president and Congress to pass legislation that would make it easier for workers to unionize.
Discussion: Stop The ACLU
 
 
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Jerry Markon / Washington Post:
High Court May Consider Legality of Detention
Lori Montgomery / Washington Post:
Reid, Pelosi Urge Treasury to Extend Aid to Automakers
Discussion: www.redstate.com and Don Surber
NEWS.com.au:
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Discussion: The Jawa Report
CNN:
Obama aide denies missile plan report
Discussion: Macsmind
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight.com:
The Contact Gap: Proof of the Importance of the Ground Game?
Discussion: The Monkey Cage
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Bob Geiger:
The Saturday Cartoons  —  It's a big day for the Saturday Cartoons …
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Heather / Crooks and Liars:
Real Time: The Hard Core Republican Base Is Like A Stalker-Rejection …
Discussion: Buck Naked Politics
 

 
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