FROM THE BLOGS:
Fortunate One - DougJ, Balloon Juice
Salazar's wind power fantasy - Conn Caroll, The Foundry
This is getting comical - David Kurtz, Talking Points Memo
Obama's silence on pirates correct - Ed Morrissey, Hot Air
Swing senators optimistic on cap/trade - B. Plumer, The Vine
Stop spending our future - Veronique de Rugy, The Corner
The circular firing squad - Kevin Drum, MoJo
Bad timing and bad taste - Michael Goldfarb, Weekly Standard
Declining unpopularity of socialism - Matthew Yglesias
Why is Hillary laughing? - Michelle Malkin
"Real" people revealed - BarbinMD, DailyKos
Price of extremism - Jennifer Rubin, Contentions
Sanford fights back on stimulus - Chris Cillizza, The Fix
Summers defends role in deregulation - Mark Lillis, TWI
Green jobs mean green unions - Brian Johnson, RedState

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
Obama monitoring pirate situation - The Hill
Administration sees end to "free fall" - The Hill
Intelligence snafu leads to resignation in UK - NY Times
Stocks surge on Wells Fargo projections - Washington Post