Ed Morrissey / Hot Air:
Video: Axelrod dodges CNN question on “private sector doing fine” ... three times; Update: “Fine?” — “It's certainly doing better than the public sector ...” — It's going to be a long day for Team Obama. David Axelrod appeared on CNN's State of the Union a few minutes ago to attempt …
Discussion: The Moderate Voice, ABCNEWS, Michelle Malkin, Sister Toldjah, Nice Deb, Moonbattery and CBS News
Joe Gandelman / The Moderate Voice: Obama's Problem: Week Revealed His Weaknesses
Rick Klein / ABCNEWS: ‘World News’ Political Insights: President Obama's Rough Stretch Exposes Weak Spots
Dave Blount / Moonbattery: A Task Hercules Would Shirk
Justin Sink / The Hill:
Axelrod: GOP seizing on ‘doing fine’ remark to avoid jobs debate — Senior Obama campaign adviser David Axelrod on Sunday punched back at Republicans who have seized on the president's remarks that “the private sector is doing fine,” arguing that the GOP was trying to distract from the president's jobs plan.
Discussion: ABCNEWS, CNN, Randy's Roundtable, Examiner, Politico, The Lonely Conservative and Jammie Wearing Fools
David Axelrod / CNN: Axelrod weighs in on Obama's private sector comments
Randy-g / Randy's Roundtable: Out-Of-Context Clause — The Baghdad Bob of the Obama Administration...
Joe Newby / Examiner: David Axelrod: Help private sector by hiring teachers, police and firefighters
Seung Min Kim / Politico: Daniels: Obama ‘does not understand’ jobs
The Lonely Conservative: David Axelrod Has Trouble Answering Whether the Private Sector is Doing Fine
John McCain / CNN:
Obama responsible for leaks, Holder has no credibility — (CNN) - Sen. John McCain continued his blitz against the Obama administration Sunday, saying the president was responsible for the recent national security leaks-whether he knew about them or not. — “It's obvious on its face …
Discussion: ABCNEWS, Washington Wire and nation.foxnews.com
Steve Almond / New York Times:
Liberals Are Ruining America. I Know Because I Am One. — In the spring of 2006, I quit my job as an adjunct professor at Boston College to protest the school's selection of Condoleezza Rice as commencement speaker. My resignation letter, published online by The Boston Globe, went viral.
Ed Kilgore / Washington Monthly: The Limits of Sweet Reason
Maha / The Mahablog: Ignoring Teh Crazy
Darleen Click / protein wisdom: NYTimes Steve Almond: Sure I'm an obnoxious, arrogant prick, but the tools and fools …
Erik Loomis / Lawyers, Guns & Money: Species of Liberal — I just don't understand some types of liberals.
BooMan / Booman Tribune: Get Real, Mr. Almond
Brian Stelter / Media Decoder:
Dylan Ratigan Leaving MSNBC — Dylan Ratigan, the opinionated and sometimes hotheaded television host, is leaving MSNBC, the cable channel where he has worked for the last three years. — Mr. Ratigan, whose news analysis show is now broadcast at 4 p.m. Eastern time, said in a telephone interview …
Discussion: Politico, Dylan Ratigan, Mediaite, The Raw Story and Business Insider, more at Mediagazer »
Dylan Byers / Politico: Dylan Ratigan to leave MSNBC
Frances Martel / Mediaite: Dylan Ratigan Out As A Host At MSNBC
Muriel Kane / The Raw Story: Dylan Ratigan to leave MSNBC
Joe Weisenthal / Business Insider: Dylan Ratigan is leaving MSNBC according to the New York Times' Brian Stelter.
Susan Edelman / New York Post:
School pulls patriotic song at graduation, but Justin Bieber's ‘Baby’ is OK — A Coney Island principal refused to let students sing “God Bless the USA” at a school ceremony — but Justin Bieber's “Baby” was suitable. — A controversial Coney Island principal has pulled the plug on patriotism.
Discussion: Nice Deb, NewsBusters.org, Weasel Zippers, The Lonely Conservative, The Daily Caller, Gothamist and New York Magazine
Noel Sheppard / NewsBusters.org: NYC Principal Bans ‘God Bless the USA’ at Kindergarten Graduation, Bieber's ‘Baby’ OK
ZIP / Weasel Zippers: Unreal: NYC School Bans Song “God Bless The USA” From Graduation For Being Too Patriotic...
The Lonely Conservative: Coney Island Principal Bans ‘God Bless the USA’ from Kindergarten Moving Up Ceremony
Caroline May / The Daily Caller: NY principal: ‘God Bless the USA’ offensive, Bieber's ‘Baby’ acceptable for kindergarteners
Dana Loesch / thedanashow.wordpress.com:
A Date With The TSA *UPDATED: TSA's Own Rules — While leaving the Providence, Rhode Island gathering for the Franklin Center where the first annual Breitbart Awards were held, we were detained by the TSA and my husband was subjected to intrusive screenings based on the claim that he was covered in “nitrates.”
Discussion: protein wisdom
Darleen Click / protein wisdom: Quick Takes — Dana Loesch's husband, Chris, has a close …
Julian Pecquet / The Hill:
Gov. Walker splits with Romney, says firemen, teachers aren't ‘big government’ — Gov. Scott Walker (R-Wis.) disagreed Sunday with Mitt Romney's conclusion that the failed recall election in Wisconsin was evidence that American voters want fewer public workers such as teachers and firemen.
Mitch Daniels / CNN: TRENDING: Daniels, Walker want Romney to go bold
Ross Douthat / New York Times:
Eugenics, Past and Future — THE current issue of the Yale Alumni Magazine includes a portrait of Irving Fisher, a Yale economics professor in the 1920s and '30s and a giant of his field. The author, Richard Conniff, takes note of Fisher's prodigious professional accomplishments …
Discussion: TBogg, No More Mister Nice Blog and Washington Monthly
Meghashyam Mali / Ballot Box:
Obama's campaign asks supporters to grade its performance — President Obama's campaign is calling on supporters to grade its performance amid a difficult early June for his reelection bid against presumptive GOP nominee Mitt Romney. — “This campaign is ramping up, and the decisions …
Discussion: Politico, Hot Air, Scared Monkeys, Weasel Zippers, The Moderate Voice and Jammie Wearing Fools
Alexander Burns / Politico: Priorities USA airing third Bain ad
Scared Monkeys: Good Grief, The Pollster in Chief Obama Asks His Partisan, Kool-Aid Drinking Supporters to Grade His Performance
Weasel Zippers: Team Obama asks supporters to “rate the performance of the campaign so far” — 7 for “great” and 1 for “poor”
Joe Gandelman / The Moderate Voice: Obama Campaign Asks Its Supporters to Grade It
Elise Foley / The Huffington Post:
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“Face the Nation” transcript, June 10, 2012: Walker, O'Malley, Trumka — PLAY CBS NEWS VIDEO … SCHIEFFER: Today on FACE THE NATION, on the 40th anniversary of Watergate, a new flood of Washington leaks as the president looks for something good to say about a bad election-year economy.