Comment Roundup

The Times
Keir Starmer, ‘Mercy killing’ is not the same as assisted suicide
Anatole Kaletsky, If Barack Obama fails today, we’ll all be swept away

The Guardian
Clancy Sigal, US liberals have lost their fire
Seumas Milne, This tide of anti-muslim hatred is a threat to us all
Larry Elliott, Neighbours from hell

The Telegraph
Jeremy Warner, ‘Forces of hell’? Sounds like business as usual
Edmund Conway, We must arm ourselves for class war

The Independent
Rupert Cornwell, Obama is still liked but he isn’t feared

The Washington Post
Kathleen Sebelius and Nancy-Ann DeParle, Let’s deal
E.J. Dionne, The next New Dealers

The Daily Caller
Mark Calabria, Housing problem was the bubble, not the bust

The Huffington Post
Steve Parker, Toyoda, Toyota, Congress and the FBI

The New York Times
Nicholas Kristof, Do toxins cause autism?

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