3-11-2010 The Day in Review

![Former Bush Press Secretary to Fix Tiger's Mess](http://cache.gawker.com/assets/images/2009/04/custom_1239642085682_ari.jpg)
Former Bush Press Secretary to Fix Tiger's Mess
Tax Policy Center [critiques](http://taxvox.taxpolicycenter.org/blog/_archives/2010/3/9/4475274.html) Rep. Paul Ryan’s (R-WI) budget. Rep. Ryan [responds](http://taxvox.taxpolicycenter.org/blog/_archives/2010/3/10/4476605.html).

Stanford has the third-highest yield of American colleges.

Tiger hires Ari Fleischer as his go-to PR guy.

The Vancouver Sun reports on the dreaded pine nut mouth.

Dynasty watch: the Quayles.

A new take on Brighton Beach memoirs. Now with more leopard print.

France edging towards a vote of no confidence for Sarkozy? Are the all the affair rumors angering the people?

Baby elephant back from the dead! Go little guy, go!

Most depressing and bizarre headline of the day.

Renew your passport on Passport Day USA!

Dept. of Canine Career Development: Professional bedbug sniffers.

Fiesta at the Minneapolis Hilton: Palin to hold fundraiser for Bachmann.

ROTC enrollment up across the country; Stanford gets a shout-out for considering reinstating the program on campus.

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Jonathan Raban parties with the Tea Partiers.

ON THIS DAY:

![Happy Birthday, Judge!](http://andrew1769.files.wordpress.com/2009/06/scalia.jpg)
What birthday gift could warm Scalia's heart?
We remember those who lost their lives six years ago today in the 2004 Madrid train bombings.

Antonin Scalia celebrates his 74th birthday. What do you think a Scalia birthday party looks like?

Did you know that Ulysses S. Grant’s grandson, Ulysses S. Grant IV, was a geologist? Well he was. And furthermore he was a man who had the good humor enough to go on Groucho Marx’s TV show, *You Bet Your Life, *where the consolation question for contestants was usually “Who is buried in Grant’s tomb?” He died today in 1977.

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