Comment Roundup

The Daily Caller
Richard Olivastro, Fannie and Freddie are at it again

The New York Times
Nicholas Kristof, Do we really want the status quo on healthcare?
Lara Dadkhah, Empty skies over Afghanistan

The Washington Post
George Will, Alaska lightning rod
Matt Miller, Blame our politics, not our debt

The Huffington Post
Bill Lucey, Should the Senate go nuclear?

The Times
Anatole Kaletsky, Whoever you vote for, painful cuts will come
Melanie Reid, We’re all thrilled by Mossad the movie

The Guardian
Seumas Milne, This is no ripping yarn, but a murder to fan more conflict
Timothy Garton Ash, We need judges to investigate our spies, not spies to berate our judges

The Telegraph
Edmund Conway, Don’t worry about inflation – that can wait
Ceri Radford, I find the jury innocent of (nearly) all charges

The Independent
Adrian Hamilton, Torture demeans the torturer as well as the victim

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