MORNING READ

FROM THE BLOGS:

Today the media will blame Bush

Guantánamo Bay is still open, an American ambassador is killed, but American media is still blaming George W. Bush, according to Erick Erickson of Red State.

Senate Republican holds remarkable whine-fest on floor
Senate Republicans fire back after comments from Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid (D-Nev.) on Mitt Romney, and things got ugly, says Joan McCarter of Daily Kos.

The ACLU’s battle against blatant gender stereotypes
One mother’s complaint has led to a battle against violations of “the state's gender discrimination law” led by the ACLU, says Michael Brown of Town Hall.

Romney’s video-debunking claim is ... debunked
The Romney campaign is tripping on its heels after claims the “47 percent” video was selectively edited are proven wrong, argues David Corn of Mother Jones.


OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

House votes to block Obama’s change to welfare work requirement

Debate ignites in the house after Republicans charge President Obama with trying to change law without consulting Congress, reports The Hill’s Pete Ksperowicz.

House Republicans demand shake-up at DOJ after Fast and Furious report
Justice Department Inspector General Michael Horowitz, along with other members of the House, requests that disciplinary action be taken on senior officials and that major reform take place at DOJ. The Hill’s Jordy Yager has more.