6-9-2010 The Day in Review

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Meg Whitman Triumphs
Primaries: Blanche Lincoln [wins](http://www.nytimes.com/2010/06/09/us/politics/09primary.html?th&emc=th) in Arkansas, Whitman and Fiorina (but not [Mickey Kaus ](http://www.tnr.com/blog/jonathan-chait/75407/former-tnr-senior-editor-electoral-update)or, thankfully, [Orly Taitz](http://voices.washingtonpost.com/right-now/2010/06/plenty_of_hype_but_a_bad_night.html)) win in California, some dude named Alvin Greene [won](http://motherjones.com/mojo/2010/06/alvin-greene-south-carolina) and Nikki Haley stayed alive in South Carolina, and a showdown is [brewing](http://www.talkingpointsmemo.com/archives/2010/06/the_big_picture_3.php?utm_source=feedburner&utm_medium=feed&utm_campaign=Feed%3A+Talking-Points-Memo+%28Talking+Points+Memo%3A+by+Joshua+Micah+Marshall%29&utm_content=Google+Reader) in Nevada. California voters also [approve](http://www.latimes.com/news/nationworld/world/la-me-california-election-props-20100610,0,5782114.story) an open primary.

Stanford Prof. Jon Krosnick says it is a myth that most Americans don’t support action on global warming.

U.N. to vote on Iran sanctions.

When it rains, it Gores.

Trendwatch: bros icing bros.

Maureen Dowd gets on rich prep school kids for being disrespectful, then ties it to some other much more severe stuff. Your mileage may vary.

Americans are being outslept by Europeans.

Veronique de Rugy frets over debt.

Israeli students organize a flotilla to Turkey.

San Francisco crime, visualized.

So, con man Adam Wheeler did con Stanford after all.

Don’t worry, incumbents. You’ll still win.

Jeff Jacoby loves oil.

Turkmenistan has not quite figured out this photoshop thing yet.

Kathleen Parker defends an earmark.

White House gloats at their victory over organized labor.

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John Derbyshire bemoans the stupidity of kids these days.

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"I Need a Drink." -Joseph McCarthy
**ON THIS DAY:**

In 1954, United States Army special counsel Joseph Welch said to Joseph McCarthy, “You’ve done enough. Have you no sense of decency, sir, at long last? Have you left no sense of decency?”

Secretary of Defense Robert McNamara was born in 1916.

The last Roman emperor, Nero died in 68.

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