Reason Morning Links: From Dallas to Kabul


• Lou Dobbs loses his base.

Dallas Morning News section editors start reporting to the paper's sales managers.

• The Obama administration can't keep its story straight about what its deadline for withdrawal from Afghanistan means. Meanwhile, NATO promises to send 7,000 additional troops to the country (with "more to come").

• It's been a bad year for the speakers of state legislatures.

• Pentagon spyhunters agree: Blame Canada.