Rangel Sheds Stanford Donation; Obama’s Vietnam

Charlie Rangel is giving away the contributions he received from alleged Ponzi-schemer Allen Stanford. [Newsday]
 
The market loves government intervention, at least as far as Citigroup is concerned. [DB]
 
The governor of South Carolina thinks the stimulus is a little like Stalin’s five-year plan. [Politico]
 
Condoleezza Rice signed a three-book deal: one memoir about Bush, one about her family, and then a young-adult version of the one about her family, all for $2.5 million. [USAT]

A journalist tries to imagine what Lyndon Johnson would say to Obama about Afghanistan. [Britannica]

Rangel Sheds Stanford Donation; Obama’s Vietnam