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WEDNESDAY ON THE LINKS
President Obama set for Daily Show tonight…. Robert Gibbs at press briefing Tuesday: Obama signed up to do Stewart show long before Stewart announced rally. Hasn’t talked to Obama about the rally….. Washington City Paper issues fun guidelines to staffers on attending Jon Stewart rally—unlike NPR staffers they are allowed to attend, but must not laugh…..
Will Stewart’s rally only enrage conservative voters? And who cares if he does? Also, Tim Noah of Slate doesn’t want those elite Easterners to mock as stupid people who, you know, are certain Obama was born in Africa and is a Muslim.
Yet another possible US soldier suicide in Iraq. This kid was to come home in 13 days and propose to his girlfriend. Update: Unconfirmed report that he may have been murdered with another in "berserk" rampage.
Web site for alleged 2nd attacker in "stomping" of MoveOn gal by Rand Paul backers—note the "come and get them" gun and girl photo.