Thursday, June 9, 2011

What Kind Of Day Has It Been

International

Domestic
  • Newt Gingrich's senior staff resigned en masse today. About a month ago, following his campaign roll out, I declared Newt the first official legitimate GOP contender. Clearly, I was mistaken. 

  • Leon Panetta endured the first day of confirmation hearings for his new post as Secretary of Defense.

  • Farmers in Georgia are complaining of a labor shortage due to the state's new immigration law. Migrant workers are believed to be skipping the state. One farmer reported that Georgians hired to do the work quit after only a few hours picking berries in the hot Georgia sun. At the same time, Alabama embraces a strict and (potentially) unconstitutional immigration law.

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