Meteor Blades argues that the Bush administration's statements that the surge is "working" has led to less U.S. media coverage of the ongoing violence in Iraq. Devilstower, looking at a new report on the solvency of Social Security, urges John McCainJohn Sidney McCainTrump hits McCain on ObamaCare vote GOP, White House start playing midterm blame game Arizona race becomes Senate GOP’s ‘firewall’ MORE to act on what conservative pundits want, which is, in the Kossack's words, to "screw Social Security." For Devilstower, that would contrast nicely with what Barack ObamaBarack Hussein ObamaThe Hill's 12:30 Report — Trump questions Kavanaugh accuser's account | Accuser may testify Thursday | Midterm blame game begins Dems look to Gillum, Abrams for pathway to victory in tough states Ford taps Obama, Clinton alum to navigate Senate hearing MORE wants to do, which is raise the cap on what high earners pay into the system to stabilize it.