Elsewhere: Attack of the Ten-Foot Senator

                          Here’s the text of Scooter Libby’s commutation.














Here’s the text of Scooter Libby’s commutation.

Mitt Romney and Rudy Giuliani announce their second-quarter takes: Worse than the top Dems, but way better than John McCain.

Chris Cillizza thinks John McCain’s money problems have been a long time in coming, and are not necessarily terminal.

John Dickerson on McCain’s woes: “If McCain is a panderer, he may be the most ineffective one in the history of American politics.”

Joe Bruno cancels his subscription to the Albany Times-Union, which broke the story about his chopper use. He says an ad salesman for the paper called him to suggest buying space in the paper if he wanted to appear positively in its pages.

Daniel Pearl’s mother has a problem with A Mighty Heart.

There’s more speculation that Virginia’s John Warner might be the next Republican senator to retire. Think Jim Gilmore might be keeping a detached eye on his seat?

Inside the Clintons’ Des Moines rally.

Ron Paul, on the cutting edge.

Ed Koch, always relevant.

This Viola Plummer story will never end, apparently.

Marty Peretz attacks one of TNR’s own staffers’ posts as “malicious and malevolent nonsense.” Good thing he doesn’t own the place anymore!

This is hilarious. Meet the ferret-owning baggage handler to who helped to save the day in Glasgow.

And finally, in the picture above, some Iowans learn there’s one more reason to vote for Obama—he can dunk flatfooted (via Marc Ambinder). Elsewhere: Attack of the Ten-Foot Senator