MIDDAY ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:
Angle: She can run, but can she hide? - Steve Benen, Political Animal
The oil spill speech - Ross Douthat
A fiscally responsible extenders bill - Steve Keen, The Foundry
Let's abolish tipping - Courtney Knapp, The Atlantic
Open for questions with Robert Gibbs - Katelyn Sabochik, White House
Can you solve global warming w/out talking global warming? - Ezra Klein
The Beinart critique, dismantled - Peter Wehner, contentions
India, infrastructure and democracy - Matthew Yglesias
GOP senators declare themselves gutless wonders - Erick Erickson, RedState
Oil and Gas Investor's exec of the year - Laurence Lewis, Daily Kos
Senate Dems balk at Obama spending - Ed Morrissey, Hot Air
Souder on his affair: 'Torrid' - David Kurtz, TalkingPointsMemo
Obama speech: about last night - John McCormack, Weekly Standard
Did Obama smear Gore? - Jonathan Chait
Obama's healthcare giveaway to unions - W.T. Huston, Right Wing News

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Climate backers say Obama spill a boost - The Hill
At meeting, Obama setting terms for BP claims fund - New York Times
Obama and Hayward, in it together - Washington Post
Debate grows over Afghanistan withdrawal - Los Angeles Times