For some reason, Democrats close out the supercommittee fight by pinning failure on Grover Norquist.
Knock yourselves out! The larger implications of the argument -- "the other team is run by a joke-cracking bearded guy, and we can't beat him!' -- don't seem auspicious.
Apparently there's someone named "Sarah Palin," and her relations with Fox News are strained.
Larry Summers on inequality. This guy should work for a Democratic president!
Happy failure day, everyone!
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