Here’s the overnight news digest and open thread, courtesy of FARK.com!
Latest rumor in Nevada is that Mitt Romney plans to move to the state and take on Harry Reid in a Mormon-on-Mormon steel-cage death match for Reid’s Senate seat. I’m not sure who to root for, here.
Obama backs merit-based pay for teachers, mirroring rest of working world. Naturally, teachers’ unions are opposed to this idea. Though I would be interested in seeing the proposed metrics before getting worked up either way.
Bush was apparently kept out of the decision process when the previous administration finalized their bank bail-out strategy, sez Republican wunderkid Karl Rove. Apparently, he was busy finishing “My Pet Goat: II”
And here’s a fun graph I found hanging around a Freeper hangout. Enjoy!