Best of the Rest: January 11, 2010
FlaglerLive | January 11, 2010
- How Florida is losing out on school grants
- Oil lobby’s slick is retreating
- Progress Energy can’t handle the load
- Jacksonville’s DreShawna Davis slaying case starts today
- How Chinese drywall screwed thousands of South Florida homeowners
- History behind St. Johns’ DuPont Center
- NYT Editorial: Private security mercenaries
- Unemployment: the 2010 timebomb
- Palin called her candidacy “God’s plan”
- Is Rahm Emanuel on his way out?
- Is Iran “supreme leader” Khamenei on his way out?
- James Fallows reassures that America is not going to hell yet
- Israel plans wall for Egypt border
- L.A.’s successful charter schools
- Oliver Stone’s Hitler “scapegoat”
- World Cup Diary: Cape Town
“The nearly universal assessment among them,” meaning aides to John and Elizabeth Edwards, “was that there was no one on the national stage for whom the disparity between public image and private reality was vaster or more disturbing. What the world saw in Elizabeth: a valiant, determined, heroic everywoman. What the Edwards insiders saw: an abusive, intrusive, paranoid, condescending crazywoman.”
–From John Heilemann’s and Mark Halperin’s “Game Change: Obama and the Clintons, McCain and Palin, and the Race of a Lifetime” (Harper, 2010).