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Happy Hour Links: White House Distancing Itself from Wisconsin?

7:00 PM, Feb 21, 2011 • By MARK HEMINGWAY
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Is the White House trying to distance itself from the Wisconsin protests? If so, they're doing a conspicuously bad job.

Happy Hour Links: White House Distancing Itself from Wisconsin?

Some backwoods buffoon threatens to burn a Koran and the President comments and the media calls all of America Islamophobic. But when Afghanistan is about to kill a man for the crime of being a Christian... yawn.

Whoops. Looks like Wisconsin Republicans might be able to have that vote even with Democrats holed up in Illinois.

Gallup: "Number of Solidly Democratic States Cut in Half From '08 to '10"

Looks like Sen. Richard Lugar, R-Ind., is in trouble from the right.

Looks like some provost finally figured out how to hit Michael Bloomberg up for donations: "University of Arizona Sets Up Civility Institute."

An early nomination for Parent of the Year.

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