MIDDAY ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:
Glacier melting not from climate change? - Nick Loris, The Foundry
Crisis of the welfare state? - Matthew Yglesias
A tale of budget cowardice...and courage - Erick Erickson, RedState
Tuesday primary preview - Steve Singiser, Daily Kos
McChrystal isn't MacArthur - Logan Penza, The Moderate Voice
The pope mouths off - Andrew Sullivan, Daily Dish
Republicans to boycott Kagan hearing? - Ed Morrissey, Hot Air
The shame of Stanley McChrystal - Jeffrey Goldberg
What to do about McChrystal - Steve Benen, Political Animal
SCOTUS v. John Brennan - Gabriel Schoenfeld, Weekly Standard
The return of the rationing scare - Jonathan Chait
The military vs. Obama - Jennifer Rubin, contentions
Assert civilian gov't and fire McChrystal - Chris Bowers, Open Left
Afghan standoff - Chris Field, Townhall
Obligatory WTF McChrystal post - mattbastard, Comments from Left Field

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
GOP sponsor may withdraw support for campaign finance bill - The Hill
McChrystal controversy may complicate U.S.-Afghan strategy - Washington Post
McCain now running just to stay in place - New York Times