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1:25 AM ET, November 15, 2009

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Andrew Malcolm / Top of the Ticket:
How low will he go?  Obama gives Japan's Emperor Akihito a wow bow (Updated with video, pic)  —  (UPDATES: 12:22 p.m. A brief news video has been added below, showing the greeting in this photograph.  Contrary to some claims, the video shows no reciprocal bow by the emperor, who traditionally bows to no one.
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Donald Douglas / American Power:
Bowing Before Monarchs and Tyrants: Obama ‘Restores’ America's World Standing With His Head Down - UPDATE: REAGAN DIDN'T BOW!!  —  The headline up top is borrowed from Power Line, “Why is This Man Bowing?” (via Memeorandum): … More Video: Infidels Are Cool.  —  Also blogging:
Discussion: Israel Matzav and protein wisdom
Kathy Kattenburg / The Moderate Voice:
The Yokels Are At It Again  —  Once again, Barack Obama has demonstrated his appalling hatred for America, and his elitism, and his arrogance, and his tearing down and bashing of his country and his predecessor's foreign policies, by greeting Japan's prime minister with a deep bow in a culturally appropriate way.
Discussion: Power Line and The Politico
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Obamateurism of the Day  —  Here's a rare Saturday OOTD …
Discussion: Pajamas Media
Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Flashback: NYT blasts Clinton for ... almost bowing to Akihito
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Meredith Jessup / Townhall.com:   This Is Getting Embarrassing...
Danielle Demetriou / Telegraph:
Barack Obama bows and talks of green tea icecream as he pushes US ties in Asia
Discussion: Weekly Standard
Michiko Kakutani / New York Times:
Memoir Is Palin's Payback to McCain Campaign  —  “Going Rogue,” the title of Sarah Palin's erratic new memoir, comes from a phrase used by a disgruntled McCain aide to describe her going off-message during the campaign: among other things, for breaking with the campaign over its media strategy …
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Kate Snow / ABCNEWS:
Track Palin to Mom: 'Don't Let the Jerks Get You Down!'
Peter Hamby / CNN:
McCain received signed copy of ‘Going Rogue’
Discussion: The Hill and The Politico
Andy Barr / The Politico:
Palin's five book tour goals
Discussion: Politics Daily
Amanda Terkel / Think Progress:
Palin Calls Decision To Try 9/11 Defendants In Federal Court ‘Atrocious,’ Wants To 'Hang ‘Em High’  —  Yesterday, Attorney General Eric Holder announced that the five individuals accused of conspiring to commit the 9/11 attacks — including alleged mastermind Khalid Sheikh Mohammed — will be prosecuted in U.S. federal court.
Discussion: TalkLeft and Guardian
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Spencer Ackerman / ATTACKERMAN:
Who's Afraid Of Khalid Shaikh Mohammed?  —  Via Amanda Terkel, Sarah Palin objected to the forthcoming KSM trial thusly: … What's an actual insult to the victims of 9/11 is the idea that America is not strong enough to withstand the blatherings of a mass murderer.
Discussion: VetVoice
Molly K. Hooper / The Hill:
CMS: House health bill will hike costs $289B  —  The House-approved healthcare overhaul would raise the costs of healthcare by $289 billion over the next 10 years, according to an analysis by the nonpartisan, independent Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
David Neiwert / Crooks and Liars:
Glenn Beck gets to ask dumb white-guy questions to a room full of black conservatives  —  It is hard to explain to white people like Glenn Beck why their “innocent” questions about race actually just reveal their ignorance and their false assumptions about people of other races and the nature of race relations.
Discussion: Hullabaloo
Robert Pear / New York Times:
In House Record, Many Spoke With One Voice: Lobbyists'  —  WASHINGTON — In the official record of the historic House debate on overhauling health care, the speeches of many lawmakers echo with similarities.  Often, that was no accident.  —  Statements by more than a dozen lawmakers were ghostwritten …
Jennifer Rubin / Commentary:
Now It Is Clear  —  Bill Kristol observes that Obama's tenure is proving even worse than many conservatives had expected.  ("His dithering on Afghanistan is deplorable, his appeasing of Iran disgraceful, his trying to heap new burdens on a struggling economy destructive.
Discussion: The Other McCain
Jon Meacham / Newsweek:
Why Palin Matters to Obama—And to You  —  From the magazine issue dated Nov 23, 2009  —  Richard Nixon sensed trouble. seated in the cow palace in San Francisco at the GOP convention in 1964, he listened as Barry Goldwater said: “I would remind you that extremism in the defense of liberty—is—no— vice.”
New York Times:
At Bloomberg, Modest Strategy to Rule the World  —  PLOPPED in a white leather chair in a small office in Bloomberg L.P.'s Manhattan headquarters, Andrew Lack knows exactly how to articulate the aspirations of this 28-year-old media and technology company.  —  “We want to be the world's …
Discussion: Clusterstock and The Politico
Chicago Breaking News:
Town welcomes idea of Gitmo detainees' arrival  —  Rosie Rojas, from Fulton, serves up a coffee refill to Dave, left, and Kay Lawton of Thomson, at the Sunrise Restaurant in Thomson.  The restaurant adjoins a motel only a few hundred yards from the exterior wall of the Thomson Correctional Center.
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