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The GOP Has Double Amnesia
If the debt-ceiling negotiations reveal anything about America in 2011, it is this: we live in an age of political amnesia. From Sept. 11 to Barack Obama's election, Washington Republicans did virtually everything in their power to increase the deficit.
Rebekah Brooks's Distracting 'Do
Brooks's hair was a distraction because it was a ballsy rebuke of our expectations governing how people on the defensive are supposed to tread. There was no suggestion of humility, timidity, or caution. There was no attempt to disappear into doleful anonymity.
Jennifer Lopez's Media Victory
Lopez may be losing her husband, but America's new sweetheart is winning the media wars. The breakup of the king and queen of Latin America has been the top entertainment story in Spanish-speaking newspapers. In the U.S., coverage of the split has been muy Lopez-centric.
--Maria Elena Fernandez
MAN ON FIRE
As the News of the World scandal deepens, the trouble has reached the British prime minister. Here's how the story played out on thedailybeast. …