MORNING READ

FROM THE BLOGS:
A model debate - Kathryn Jean Lopez, The Corner
Embassy hold gay pride event in Iraq - K. Cavers, Right Wing News
WSJ joins recovery optimism drive - Dean Baker, Beat the Press
Bush comes out of hiding - Matthew Yglesias, The Daily Beast
What does Bernanke think about the crisis? - Ezra Klein
Don't quit your day job - John J. Miller, The Corner
One might say shrill - Josh Marshall, TalkingPointsMemo
Undercover of the night - DougJ, Balloon Juice
Federally-regulated garage sales - Warner Todd Huston, RedState
Rubber-stamped, without elaboration - John Hanlon, Townhall
FBI taking larger role in war on terror - Charles Lemos, MyDD
Fed taps contractors w/ conflicts of interest - E. Schor, Wash. Inde.
Regulating derivatives - Kevin Drum, Mother Jones
O'Reilly apologizes to Hot Air, sort of - Allahpundit, Hot Air
Too ordinary to filibuster - gamecock, The Minority Report

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Obama chides Israel on settlements - The Hill
Pentagon plans arm to wage cyberspace war - New York Times
Abortion rights backers assured on nominee - Washington Post
Child execution debate roils Iran - Wall Street Journal