MIDDAY ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:
Welcome to the recovery - Matthew Yglesias
Buck rejects right to privacy - Joan McCarter, Daily Kos
Futility - John Cole, Balloon Juice
Obama and the left, part 2098 - Mike Lux, Open Left
The boys of war - emptywheel
The trouble with presidential dignity - Jonathan Chait
Meek's Republican champions - Steve Benen, Political Animal
Look for the tiny green TV - Nancy Scola, techPresident
Rise and resilience of conservative women - Michelle Malkin
White House writes off Wisconsin - Ed Morrissey, Hot Air
How to cut federal spending - Conn Carroll, The Foundry
Last economic report before election is bad - Jim Geraghty, Campaign Spot
Unions gave more to Dems - W.T. Huston, Right Wing News
Attack ads, circa 1800 - Hit & Run
Another look at the Alaska race - Paul, Powerline

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Hoyer: Vilification of Pelosi is 'unfortunate' - The Hill
Economy grew two percent in third quarter - New York Times
Newt Gingrich: In the mix for 2012? - Washington Post