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June 8 Lagniappe

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      Matt K. Lewis

      Matt K. Lewis is a senior contributor to The Daily Caller, and a contributing editor for The Week. He is a respected commentator on politics and cultural issues, and has been cited by major publications such as The Washington Post and The New York Times. Matt is from Myersville, MD and currently resides in Alexandria, VA. Follow Matt K. Lewis on Twitter <a>@mattklewis</a>.

Good morning, friends. I have some excellent links for your morning commute. Enjoy!

Jonathan Alter notes a clever John Steinbeck-themed allusion by Romney’s ad man.

Michael Gerson thinks Democrats are playing with dynamite.

Conor Friedersdorf for The Atlantic: “The Problem with Public-Sector Unions — And How to Fix It”

Jordy Yager at The Hill: “Mole helps Rep. Issa whack Justice Department”

Aaron Blake at the New York Times blog The Fix: “Romney outraised Obama in May, $76.8 million to $60 million”

James Joyner at Outside the Beltway: “2012 Race Down to Seven Battleground States?”

Suzy Khimm at the Washington Post: “Here’s one Wall Street regulation that Republicans love”

Scott Galupo at The American Conservative: “The Incredible Shrinking Obama Legacy”

Jennifer Haberkorn at Politico: “Nancy Pelosi: Health law represents “life, liberty and the pursuit of happiness.” 

Peter Wehner at Commentary: “Compromise v. Prudence”

Finally, at Bloggingheads, Bill Scher and I ponder this question: “Will the GOP concede foreign policy to Obama?”


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