Appalachia's Obama problem - Dana Houle, Daily Kos
Why we need mark-to-market relief - John Berlau, The Corner
McCain's 'human cockfighter' gala - D. & E. Ris, Political Machine
Jindal's volcanic embarrassment - B. Sarlin, The Daily Beast
More OLC memos to come? - Zachary Roth, TPMMuckraker
Mind-numbing - Steve Benen, Political Animal
A Holbrooke/Hill embarrassment - M. Goldfarb, Weekly Standard
Quote of the day - Matthew Yglesias
Tim Geithner is too big to fail - Michael Crowley, The Plank
So what would nat'l bankruptcy mean? - Ed Morrissey, Hot Air
Disaster mode for Paterson - DavidNYC, Swing State Project
Introducing Parcbench - Brett Joshpe, Big Hollywood
Environmentalists hate world's cheapest car - Devil's Advocate, RWN
Chavez and the congressman - Ray Walser, The Foundry
What a guy - Josh Marshall, TalkingPointsMemo

Protesters force banking group into lockdown - The Hill
Dow leaps 497 points on Treasury plan - New York Times
EPA: Global warming affects health, welfare - Washington Post
Ann Arbor News to close in July - Ann Arbor News