Obama denounces Obama economy: "This isn't just another political debate," President Obama tells a crowd in Osawatomie (Kansas) High School's gym. "This is the defining issue of our time. This is a make-or-break moment for the middle class, and all those who are fighting to get into the middle class… Because at stake is whether this will be a country where working people can earn enough to raise a family, build a modest savings, own a home, and secure their retirement."
Obama urges Americans to think of the travel agents: "Layoffs too often became permanent, not part of the business cycle," the commander in chief goes on. "And these changes didn't just affect blue collar workers. If you were a bank teller or a phone operator or a travel agent, you saw many in your profession replaced by ATMs and the internet."
Oh, it's 12 hours from bottle to throttle: Federal Aviation Administration head Randy Babbitt resigns after being charged with drunk driving.
Ron Paul roars: The ascendant septuagenarian brings his blazing guitars to the Hawkeye State, causes Gingrich flipflopping seizure.