TOPIC 1: ERROR CLAIRE?
Senator McCaskill is embroiled in a political and legal controversy involving her use of a private jet. Even before this development, pundits were saying she faces a tough re-election battle next year.
TOPIC 2: ROSE REVISES ROSE.
Columnist Steve Rose says he regrets his push for partisan county elections a decade ago. Now, he’s fearful that the charter review commission might try to put the partisan question on next year’s ballot.
TOPIC 3: E-TAX ONE MORE TIME.
Conservative Star columnist Tom McClanahan said he will vote to continue the E-tax next week. He says it’s a bad tax, but now is not the time to dump it.
TOPIC 4: OBAMA SPEAKS IN OBAMASPEAK.
In a broadcast speech, President Obama outlined his thoughts about committing US forces for the Libyan No-Fly Zone. As part of the rationale, he said:
“It’s true that America cannot use our military wherever repression occurs. And given the costs and risks of intervention, we must always measure our interests against the need for action. But that cannot be an argument for never acting on behalf of what’s right.”