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4:30 PM ET, August 15, 2010

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Sarah Palin / Facebook:
Legitimate Questions for the President … Mr. President, should they or should they not build a mosque steps away from where radical Islamists killed 3000 people?  Please tell us your position.  We all know that they have the right to do it, but should they?  And, no, this is not above your pay grade.
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The Politico:
GOP takes harsher stance toward Islam  —  The harsh Republican response to President Barack Obama's defense of a mosque near ground zero marks a dramatic shift in the party's posture toward Islam — from a once active courtship of Muslim voters to a very public tolerance after Sept. 11 to an openly aired sense of mistrust.
Sean J. Miller / Ballot Box:
Sen. Cornyn on mosque near 9/11 site: ‘This is not about freedom of religion’  —  The chairman of the National Republican Senatorial Committee believes the mosque set to be built near ground zero in New York City will be a campaign issue this fall.  —  “It demonstrates that Washington …
Byron York / Beltway Confidential:
Obama's Clintonian speech pulls rug from under mosque supporters  —  When President Obama used the occasion of the White House Ramadan iftar dinner to announce his support for the Ground Zero mosque, some of his partisans rushed to praise what they viewed as a ringing endorsement of the controversial project.
Jimmy So / CBS News:
GOP Pundit: Obama's Mosque Talk “Dumbest Thing”  —  Republican Strategists on “Face the Nation” Say Obama's Comments Condescending, Show Disdain Toward Americans  —  (CBS) President Barack Obama's comments supporting the right to build a mosque near Ground Zero have sharply divided the right and the left …
Discussion: Associated Press
Carol E. Lee / The Politico:
Speech on mosque was Obama's call
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and Macsmind
Maureen Dowd / New York Times:
No Love From the Lefties  —  Robert Gibbs should be yanked as White House press secretary.  —  Not because of his outburst against the “professional left.”  He was right about that.  In an interview with The Hill last week, Gibbs once more proved Michael Kinsley's maxim that a gaffe is just truth slipping out.
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William Kristol / Weekly Standard:
Collapse  —  The left is unpopular, undisciplined, and ill-tempered.
Discussion: Pajamas Media and American Glob
Washington Post:
Prominent Democrats want Kennedy's widow to run for his Senate seat  —  Nearly one year after Edward M. Kennedy's death, prominent Democrats in Washington and Massachusetts are promoting his widow as the party's best shot at winning back the Senate seat he held for nearly five decades.
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Susan Milligan / Boston Globe:   After Teddy  —  Since her senator husband's death one year ago …
TBogg:
Bill Kristol Is Invited to Eat A Bag Of Salted Dicks  —  Bill Kristol, who has been spectacularly wrong about pretty much everything upon which he has ever ventured an opinion in his entire life, has decided that he is the one who must speak up for post 9/11 America which, in Kristol's eyes …
James Hohmann / The Politico:
Petraeus downplays July 2011 timeline  —  Gen. David Petraeus continues to downplay the importance of the July 2011 timeline to begin a drawdown of American forces in Afghanistan during an interview broadcast Sunday.  —  Appearing in a pre-taped interview from Kabul that aired Sunday on NBC's …
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Fox News:   Petraeus: No Guarantee of Afghanistan Drawdown in July 2011
Tyler Cowen / New York Times:
Free Parking Comes at a Price  —  IN our society, cars receive considerable attention and study — whether the subject is buying and selling them, the traffic congestion they cause or the dangerous things we do in them, like texting and talking on cellphones while driving.
Paul Harris / Guardian:
Jobless millions signal death of the American dream for many  —  Even the criminals have fallen on hard times in America's poorest city as the long-term unemployed struggle to keep a grasp on normality  —  Richard Gaines is one of the best-known faces on Camden's Haddon Avenue.
Discussion: Newshoggers.com
CNN:
Obamas take boat tour on Florida Panhandle trip  —  Panama City, Florida (CNN) — President Obama toured the waters off Panama City Beach by boat on Sunday as he capped a weekend visit aimed at sparking a recovery in the region hard-hit by the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Discussion: FrumForum
 
 
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Noel Sheppard / NewsBusters.org:
Chris Matthews Winces In Pain When Guest Says Dems Could Lose Senate
Discussion: Freedom's Lighthouse
Tammy Bruce:
Shots from Today's 3rd Hour of Tammy Radio
Discussion: AMERICAN DIGEST and Doug Ross
Elizabeth Landau / CNN:
Good relationship with dad can help fight stress
 Earlier Items: 
Stephen F. Hayes / Weekly Standard:
It's the Economy, Stupid
Jeff Zeleny / New York Times:
This Time, Voter Anger Is No Surprise to Democrats
Discussion: The Politico, CNN and TalkLeft
Steven Shepard / Hotline On Call:
Greene Collapse, Meek Surge Hurt Crist
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and The Buzz