Tuesday, July 17, 2007

The Daily Digest

How much money does Bob Novak make?

Of Valerie Plame Wilson, Novak asserts, "I don’t think she was an important person in the C.I.A." Deroy Murdock highlights evidence to the contrary.

Meet Jeremy Lott, my boss when I interned at the Cato Institute and now the Warren T. Brookes Journalism Fellow at Cato's libertarian sister, the Competitive Enterprise Institute. (He blogs here.)

John McCain was never going to win the Republican nomination for president. As Sean Higgins of IBD argues (and Phil Klein backs up), "McCain's status as a politician with a national following is based solely on a single win in New Hampshire eight years ago that had as much to do with his rivals' mistakes as anything else. He's never demonstrated any ability to win over Republican voters nationally. Given these facts, the question isn't why his campaign is faltering now but why is anyone surprised by this?"