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Happy Monday.

Speaker Boehner and President Obama met over the weekend to discuss the fiscal cliff. No progress reported.

Drew wrote up Sen. Corker's idea that the GOP give in on tax hikes for those making more than $250,000. While I totally disagree with Corker, I'm surprised at the opprobrium he's getting over this. After all, his proposal, as summed up by Drew, sounds a lot like what conservatives have been saying:

Step 1: Unconditional surrender to Obama and the Democrats

Step 2: ???

Step 3: Massive entitlement reform that neither Obama nor any Democrat wants.

Only the particulars of the third step appear to be different. Conservatives have it something like, "Step 3: American voters realize that Obama and the Democrats' plan was terrible and vote in Republicans conservatives to do massive entitlement and tax reform that neither Obama nor any Democrat wants."

China's largest auto parts manufacturer just bought the bankrupt, taxpayer-funded A123 green battery maker.

The F.C.C. calls on the F.A.A. to allow passengers to use electronics during take-off and landing.

Something's up in Pakistan; quite a few Al Qaeda leaders have dropped dead in the past week and a half.

Yet another Romney candidacy postmortem, if you're still into that sort of thing.


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