It’s 3 a.m., do you trust Newt Gingrich?
David Frum at FrumForum questions whether Gingrich has a presidential temperament.

Rick Perry ads draw blood
Perrys three ads this month have my television begging, writes Jonathan Capehart at PostPartisan.

Gingrichs great-man complex, from sci-fi to history
Conor Friedersdorf writes about Newt Gingrichs influences at The Atlantic.

State of play on the drone downed in Iran
J.E. Dyer has the update on the U.S. drone at HotAir.


Gay Republicans seething at Perry

Rick Perry might have made some enemies with new TV ads this week, Josh Lederman reports for The Hill.

New problems for Obama on Israel as Republicans renew attacks
President Obama is under fire again over Israel, Jeremy Herb reports for The Hill.