Monday, May 03, 2010

DCExaminer Morning Email

Michael Barone - The Left loses its way by abandoning 'third way'
Now, less than a generation later, both New Democrats and New Labor seem defunct.

Chris Stirewalt - Crist can't count on the white vote to carry him
A racially divided electorate produces racially skewed electoral outcomes.

Byron York - Top 10 dumbest things said about the Arizona immigration law
The last few days have seen an extraordinary outburst of criticism of Arizona’s new immigration law. In the nation’s elite media outlets, its most respected commentators are portraying the law as an act of police-state repression. Many, if not all, of the specific criticisms can be refuted simply by reading the law itself, but others are more generalized criticisms of immigration enforcement. In any event, it’s hard to choose the most over-the-top and wrongheaded commentary on the law, but here are ten choices, in no particular order.

Susan Ferrechio - For Dems, new finance law may be a matter of survival
Democrats are pushing speedy passage of legislation that would impose disclosure requirements on groups that spend money to influence elections. But opponents are calling it a partisan bill written to help shield dozens of vulnerable Democratic incumbents who stand to lose their seats in November.

Obama all but accuses critics of stoking anti-government violence
"What troubles me is when I hear people say that all of government is inherently bad," Obama said after receiving an honorary doctor of laws degree. "When our government is spoken of as some menacing, threatening foreign entity, it ignores the fact that in our democracy, government is us."

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