A.M. Links: Ron Paul Picks Up a Bachmann Supporter, Robot Romney Getting Better at Human Interaction, UN Flies Flags at Half-Mast for Kim Jong-Il


  • Onetime Michele Bachmann campaign leader Kent Sorenson is now supporting Ron Paul. 

  • Mitt Romney still "uneasy with off-the-cuff remarks, unnatural at chitchat, and spare with his emotions."
  • Rick Santorum is surging in Iowa; Newt Gingrich is plummeting. 
  • The U.N. honors Kim Jong-Il.
  • Gen. Petraeus almost quit over Obama's decision to reduce troop levels in Afghanistan. 
  • Robert Reich: Obama will run with Hillary in 2012. 

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