DAY'S END ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:
 
Before the rooster crows
RedState’s Erick Erickson makes the case that Mitt Romney can win the election despite facing heavy fire from GOP elitists.

 More slog than sunshine
 The American Conservative’s Scott Galupo argues that a presidential loss in 2012 could spell out major victories for Republicans in 2016. 

Who really benefits from Romney-Ryan Medicaid plan? 
The Huffington Post’s Terry O’Neill believes Mitt Romney’s Medicaid plans would leave millions of Americans without health insurance.

Don’t forget: Hardcore conservatives sold the GOP on Mitt Romney
The Atlantic’s Conor Friedersdorf predicts that strong conservatives will cast blame on moderates if Mitt Romney loses the presidential election.

 
OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
 
Romney-Clinton alliance on foreign aid
Mitt Romney unveils plans for a public-private partnership to foster economic growth of free enterprise in developing countries at the Clinton Global Initiative, Jonathan Easley at The Hill reports.

Obama condemns Libyan violence, defends free speech at the UN
President Obama addresses the Middle Eastern protests at the United Nations General Assembly, urging world leaders to “speak out forcefully against violence and extremism," The Hill's Amie Parnes reports.