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2:45 PM ET, August 28, 2010

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Washington Post:
Beck Tells Crowd to Concentrate on ‘Good Things in America.’  —  Conservative commentator Glenn Beck exhorted a crowd of activists gathered on the National Mall Saturday morning to restore the traditional honor and values of the nation.  —  “For too long, this country has wandered in darkness …
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Kate Zernike / New York Times:
Where Dr. King Stood, Tea Party Claims His Mantle  —  WASHINGTON — It seems the ultimate thumb in the eye: that Glenn Beck would summon the Tea Party faithful to a rally on the anniversary of the March on Washington, and address them from the very place where the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. delivered his …
Janie Lorber / The Caucus:
Parallel Rallies by Beck and Sharpton  —  People posing with an Abraham Lincoln lookalike while arriving for the “Restoring Honor” event on the National Mall on Saturday in Washington  —  Two political foes - Glenn Beck and the Rev. Al Sharpton Jr. - are gathering hundreds of thousands …
Bob Herbert / New York Times:
America Is Better Than This  —  America is better than Glenn Beck.  For all of his celebrity, Mr. Beck is an ignorant, divisive, pathetic figure.  On the anniversary of the great 1963 March on Washington he will stand in the shadows of giants — Abraham Lincoln and the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr …
Steve Benen / Washington Monthly:
TWO VERY DIFFERENT DREAMS, STRIVING FOR VERY DIFFERENT MOUNTAINTOPS.... I have a meeting this morning that's going to delay my Saturday posting schedule a bit, but in the meantime, as throngs of anti-government zealots assemble at the Lincoln Memorial, I thought I'd take a moment to consider the word “we.”
David S. Broder / Washington Post:
There was nothing to fear on Aug. 28, 1963  —  Idid not stick around to see Glenn Beck's extravaganza at the Lincoln Memorial, not out of protest but because I had work to do in Philadelphia.  But I was more than satisfied by my memories of the earlier event at that site I'd covered …
CNN:
Speakers at Glenn Beck rally talk of faith  —  Washington (CNN) — Conservative talk show host Glenn Beck opened his controversial “Restoring Honor” rally Saturday by urging Americans to “turn back to God” and return the nation to the values on which it was founded.
Discussion: Weasel Zippers and Runnin' Scared
ABCNEWS:
Glenn Beck's ‘Restoring Honor’ Rally Draws Tea Party Activists  —  Organizers Say Rally Not Political, Civil Rights Leaders Criticize Timing  —  Glenn Beck's ‘Restoring Honor’ Rally to Celebrate Martin Luther King  —  Veazey referred to Beck's comment from July 2009 that President Obama has …
Discussion: CNN, Firedoglake and TBogg
The Note:
Sarah Palin at Glenn Beck's Rally: ‘Dr. King Would Be So Proud’  —  ABC News' Tahman Bradley reports: Christiane Amanpour and I caught up with Sarah Palin backstage at Glenn Beck's “Restoring Honor” rally.  —  Here's what she said during a brief stop to shake hands.  —  Someone: How excited are you about Joe Miller's win?
Discussion: CNN and The Politico
New York Times:
In Washington, a Call for Religious Rebirth  —  Correction Appended  —  WASHINGTON — Tens of thousands of people rallied at the steps of the Lincoln Memorial Saturday at an event organized by the conservative broadcaster Glenn Beck, who called for a religious rebirth in America at the site …
Paul Krugman:
Nobody Could Have Predicted  —  One point I haven't seen made about the troubles of the US economy is that the timing of recent growth tells you a lot about what was — and what wasn't — wrong with economic policy.  —  After all, we had more or less a consensus view about when the stimulus would kick in …
Discussion: TheMoneyIllusion
Paul Bedard / US News:
EPA Surrenders to NRA on Gun Control Issue  —  EPA rejects attempt to regulate lead in bullets after NRA protests  —  In a swift and unexpected decision, the Environmental Protection Agency today rejected a petition from environmental groups to ban the use of lead in bullets and shotgun shells …
Julian Sanchez:
Hipster Shrugged  —  So, I inadvertently started a pretty ridiculous Twitter meme yesterday.  I wrote: … Which inspired: … Which was all it took to set folks off.  Some of my favorites:
Discussion: Runnin' Scared
Peter Berkowitz / Wall Street Journal:
The Death of Conservatism Was Greatly Exaggerated  —  In 2008 liberals proclaimed the collapse of Reaganism.  Two years later the idea of limited government is back in vogue.  —  Last August left little doubt that a conservative revival was underway.  Constituents packed town-hall meetings across …
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Naftali Bendavid / Washington Wire:
For Reid, No NRA Endorsement
Discussion: Erick's blog
Nate Silver / FiveThirtyEight:
In Nevada, No One Is Someone to Watch
Chris Good / The Atlantic Online:
The NRA Non-Endorsement: Reid's Response
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