- William M. Daley, the financial sector veteran hired to replace Rahm(bo) Emanuel as President Barack Obama's chief of staff, and to smooth things over with big money types, has been demoted.
- Forty percent of respondents in an online poll of 1,005 people don't like Occupy Wall Street. The Boston Herald suggests that "the Occupy Wall Street movement may be starting to lose its luster with the American public."
- Russell Pearce, the Arizona state senator who, with the help of his crony crapitalist buddies in the private prison industry, authored the bill that put a Taser target on the back of every brown-skinned person in Arizona, is facing a recall vote.
- The luxuries of being a frontrunner: Mitt Romney refuses to go on FOX's Special Report to answer semi-hard questions from Brett Baier.
- Herman Cain, on the other hand, went on Jimmy Kimmel Live to address allegations that he is a sex criminal.
- Joe Frazier is dead.
- On Fast and Furious, Attorney General Eric Holder pivots from mea culpa to gun control: "As you all know, the trafficking of firearms across our Southwest Border has long been a serious problem—one that has contributed to approximately 40,000 deaths in the last five years." (Some would blame prohibition.)
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