News that the White House will consider using Wall Street bailout funds to help Detroit earns President Bush plaudits from the left and criticism from the right. Meanwhile Rep. Jesse Jackson Jr. (D-Ill.) is under pressure from bloggers to address a fundraiser held for Illinois Gov. Rod Blagojevich (D) by Chicago businessmen allegedly on his behalf last weekend.

The Bush administration looks like its friendlier, pre-Sept. 11, 2001 self today after considering a Treasury bailout of Detroit, John B. Judis writes at The Plank. Bush is