FROM THE BLOGS:
Obama's anti-pragmatism on education - Paul Rosenberg, Open Left
The kinky Eliot Spitzer - Charles Lemos, MyDD
Obama gets defensive on socialism charge - Dan Spencer, RedState
Creeping Galtism - DougJ, Balloon Juice
Sao Paolo, Taxifornia - John Romano, Big Hollywood
Top marginal tax rates over time - Matthew Yglesias
Conservative, not libertarian - Ron Coleman, Right Wing News
Oy - Josh Marshall, TalkingPointsMemo
Obama paying a price - John, Powerline
'Obama is overwhelmed' - Jim Geraghty, The Campaign Spot
Happy days ain't here again - Stirling Newberry, firedoglake
Dodd's Land - David Freddoso, The Corner
David Brooks gets shrill - Steve Benen, Political Animal
A shoe hurled at Ahmadinejad - Andrew Sullivan, Daily Dish

OTHER NEWS SOURCES:
'Bailout fatigue' collides with steep job losses - The Hill
GOP Senators say some big banks can fail - New York Times
White House names Treasury nominees, needs more - Reuters