Reason Morning Links: The Surgeon General, General Motors, and Motorcycle Stores


• Sayonara, Sanjay Gupta.

• Sayonara, General Motors.

• Unemployment reaches 8.1 percent.

• New financial resuscitation plan: a trillion-dollar "public-private partnership" with hedge funds and private-equity firms.

• One-eyed director plans to make a statement about surveillance by installing a camera in his prosthetic eye. Coming soon: a documentary about blinking.

• A law aimed at protecting children from lead is now hurting motorcycle shops.

• A West Virginia lawmaker calls for a ban on Barbie.

• A sneak preview of Watchmen.