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10:25 AM ET, June 9, 2012

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Greg Sargent / Washington Post:
Mitt Romney: We don't need more cops, firefighters or teachers  —  When Republicans attack public workers, they often take care to exempt cops and firefighters, because they are culturally sympathetic figures, and muddle the message that government workers are parasites who are destroying the economic conditions of ordinary Americans.
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David Weigel / Slate:
The Private Sector is Doing Fine.  The Political Press?  Eh...  - Obama Blames Europe, Asia, and Everyone Else for America's Economic Woes  — Stop Laughing About the LinkedIn Security Breach.  It's More Serious Than You Think.  - Prometheus Is Deep but Not Very Smart …
Mike Lupica / NY Daily News:
The silent issue that could doom President Obama in 2012 election  —  Unlike 2008, race works against President this time in a big way  —  Race won't be the only issue President Obama will face in the 2012 election, not in a world of high gas prices and high unemployment.
Discussion: Mediaite and Weasel Zippers
BuzzFeed:
Mitt Romney Struggles To Identify A Donut  —  “Can you see that one of those chocolate, um, uh, chocolate goodies finds its way to our ride?”  —  McKay Coppins  —  an hour ago  —  20 responses
Ezra Klein:
Obama's press conference: The public sector isn't fine
Stephen F. Hayes / Weekly Standard:
Scott Walker: Obama's Comments Reflect a Fundamental Misunderstanding of the Economy
Discussion: Ed Driscoll
Amie Parnes / The Hill:
Obama walks back comment about private economy ‘doing fine’
Discussion: Pirate's Cove and Race 4 2012
RealClearPolitics Video Log:
Obama: “The Private Sector Is Doing Fine”
John Hinderaker / Power Line:
Obama's Most Clueless Moment Yet?
Discussion: The Enterprise Blog
Justin Sink / The Hill:
Romney: Obama ‘doing fine’ comment will ‘go down in history’ as ‘extraordinary miscalculation’
Discussion: Politico, sisu and Weasel Zippers
Michael O'Brien / msnbc.com:
Obama: ‘It is absolutely clear that the economy is not doing fine’
BuzzFeed:   Obama's “Fundamentals Of The Economy” Moment
Gregg Kilday / Hollywood Reporter:
Don Rickles Shocks Hollywood Crowd With Racial Obama Joke  —  The 86-year-old comic brought his shtick to the AFI's Shirley MacLaine tribute; likened the president to a janitor.  —  Don Rickles nearly hijacked the American Film Institute's tribute to Shirley MacLaine on Thursday night …
Digby / Hullabaloo:
“They aren't fighting the special interests.  They're fighting us.”  —  Following up on David's post below, I think it's refreshing when Presidential candidates say what they really believe.  This comment by Mitt Romney is truly revealing and I appreciate the fact that he said it:
CNN:
Holder assigns prosecutors to investigate alleged leaks  —  (CNN) — Attorney General Eric Holder on Friday assigned two U.S. attorneys to lead investigations into the possible leaking of state secrets.  —  “The unauthorized disclosure of classified information can compromise the security …
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Jason Clayworth / Des Moines Register:
Romney heckler and a Biz owner in Council Bluffs: We were disrespected  —  Council Bluffs, Ia.  — A 62-year-old Vietnam veteran who continuously disrupted Mitt Romney's event here today by screaming “liar” over a megaphone says he was disrespected by security and guests who shouted insults …
Discussion: Daily Kos
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BuzzFeed:
Romney Visits Iowa Restaurant, Owners Feel Dissed
Discussion: Des Moines Register and Guardian
Josh Gerstein / Politico:
Eric Holder unaware that court visitors must show ID  —  Due to a recent work assignment, I had the opportunity to enter a federal courthouse about 200 times in the past six weeks or so.  Each and every time, I was asked for a photo ID, which the court security officer looked at and then allowed me to put away in my wallet.
Discussion: Weasel Zippers
Anne Sorock / Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion:
Elizabeth Warren dodges questions at Netroots Nation - security guards block me  —  I returned to Netroots Nation today.  —  At lunch, I went to listen to Elizabeth Warren's speech and panel discussion.  I wanted to ask her a few questions after her panel, which was entitled “2012 and the War on (and for) Women.”
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William A. Jacobson / Le·gal In·sur·rec· tion:
Breitbart lives in the heads of Netroots Nation protectors of Elizabeth Warren
Discussion: American Power
The White House:
Remarks by the President  —  THE PRESIDENT: Good morning.  I just want to say a few words about the economy, and then I will take some of your questions.  —  Today, we're fighting back from the deepest economic crisis since the Great Depression.  After losing jobs for 25 months in a row …
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Washington Wire:
Full Transcript of Obama's Friday Morning Remarks on Economy
Colleen McCain Nelson / Wall Street Journal:
Absence Makes the Vote Grow Bigger for GOP  —  The Play: Getting out the absentee vote  —  The Strategy: As Mr. Walker, Wisconsin's Republican governor, tried to fend off an effort to recall him from office over his law limiting union power, Republicans rolled out a program to encourage less …
Peter Baker / New York Times:
E-Mails Highlight Extent of Obama's Deal With Industry on Health Care  —  WASHINGTON — After weeks of talks, drug industry lobbyists were growing nervous.  To cut a deal with the White House on overhauling health care, they needed to be sure that President Obama would stop a proposal intended to bring down medicine prices.
Washington Post:
Woodward and Bernstein: 40 years after Watergate, Nixon was far worse than we thought  —  As Sen. Sam Ervin completed his 20-year Senate career in 1974 and issued his final report as chairman of the Senate Watergate committee, he posed the question: “What was Watergate?”
Agoldberg / The Smoking Gun:
Koran-Hating Pastor Hangs Barack Obama In Effigy In Florida Church's Front Yard  —  The Florida pastor who ignited an international furor by threatening to burn a pile of Korans has applied his subtle touch to the 2012 presidential campaign by constructing a gallows from which a likeness of President Barack Obama now hangs in effigy.
 
 
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