Weiner won’t learn
Right Turn’s Jennifer Rubin says it would be a mistake for New Yorkers to elect Anthony Weiner as mayor in light of his most recent “sexting” scandal.
Keep danger outside of the U.S.
Closing Guantanamo Bay and moving inmates to American prisons would motivate prisoners to attempt an escape, says Andrew McCarthy of National Review’s The Corner.

Republicans and the deficit
Kevin Drum of Mother Jones says the Republican deficit plan seeks to help the rich and make life more difficult for the poor.

No real goal in mind?
Republicans came to the House to "burn down the place," says Michael Tomasky of The Daily Beast.

Congress to probe lethal crash that killed SEAL Team 6 members
The Hill’s Bob Cusack reports that the House Oversight and Government Reform subcommittee will investigate the helicopter crash that killed 30 Americans in Afghanistan.

White House ‘seeking clarity’ from Russia on Snowden’s legal status
Amid rumors, the White House is attempting to clarify whether Russia has granted Edward Snowden asylum, reports The Hill’s Daniel Strauss.