DAY'S END ROUND-UP

FROM THE BLOGS:

Matthews: Why do Republicans hate our perfect president?
Hot Air’s Ed Morrissey criticizes Chris Matthews for calling President Obama “perfect.”

Lautenberg: Boycott my constituents!

Powerline’s John Hinderaker argues Sen. Frank Lautenberg (D-N.J.) called for a boycott of his own constituents yesterday while speaking on behalf of the Disclose Act.

Obama’s support among Latinos reaches a new high

Firedoglake’s Jon Walker writes about the president’s increased support from Hispanics, and argues that while President Obama has made moves to appeal to Hispanics, the increase is as much a reflection of Republicans ceding the group.

The economic case for food stamps

Michel Nischan with The Atlantic writes that while Congress plans to cut from low-income food aid, money spent on assistance grows the economy.


OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

House passes bill demanding sequester details from Obama
The House approved legislation Wednesday that would give the Obama administration a month to provide details on how it will deal with the sequestration budget cuts, The Hill’s Pete Kasperowicz reports.

Romney: No VP pick yet but the person will be a 'conservative'

Mitt Romney said Wednesday that he had picked a vice presidential candidate yet, but sought to reassure the GOP’s base by indicating his choice would be a “conservative,” The Hill’s Justin Sink reports.