Kevin Williamson: "The Democrats want 2012 to be about anything other than deficit-reduction. Expect an onslaught on the social-issues front, from abortion subsidies to gay marriage. Conservatives should not let them change the subject."
Phil Klein on the top five failed defenses of Romneycare.
"Cantor: Medicare reforms may be tied to debt-limit vote"
Victor Davis Hanson on "California in the Balance."
Jimmie Bise strangles a liberal meme in the crib: "Ezra Klein’s 'Let It Ride' Plan is A Quick Trip to Cloud Cuckoo Land"