The Flag Pin, the Bottle Bill

David Paterson either does or does not have a good idea of who he'll pick for Senate, according to him. [Liz]

Mary Alice Miller wonders if Obama's flag pin is going to be a permanent fixture. [R8]

George Will believes that Obama comes into office with more power than any president before him. [WP]

Peggy Noonan was thoroughly impressed with Obama, writing, "The young Democrat often used language with which traditional Republicans would be thoroughly at home." [WSJ]

State Senator Antonie Thompson, who is now chair of the environmental protection committee, favors an expanded bottle bill, which means we may have one by summer. [Albany Watch]

The Flag Pin, the Bottle Bill