HotAir Daily Express 02/18/2013


Video: CBS “can confirm” FBI probing Menendez for prostitution claims
2/18/2013 9:31:10 AM  Ed Morrissey
On Saturday, a CBS News website article merely pointed to a Washington Post report on the FBI probe of Senator Robert Menendez (D-NJ) expanding to include allegations of engaging in prostitution.  Today on CBS This Morning, the story gets the full video

Video: “Do you care, David? Do you care, David?”
2/18/2013 8:31:44 AM  Ed Morrissey
If I had tried to guess on Saturday which Sunday talk show would get the most contentious, the pairing of John McCain with NBC’s David Gregory on Meet the Press would have come in last on my most-likely list.  After all, this clip starts off by

Quotes of the day
2/17/2013 8:01:28 PM  Allahpundit
A draft of a White House immigration proposal obtained by USA TODAY would allow illegal immigrants to become legal permanent residents within eight years… According to the White House draft, people would need to pass a criminal background check,

Germany and Spain are backing off on the green-energy subsidies
2/17/2013 6:31:46 PM  Erika Johnsen
For me, one of the most perplexing moments (out of the many) of President Obama’ State of the Union address last week was when he insisted that “as long as countries like China keep going all-in on clean energy, so must we.” So…


So how did that big python roundup go?
2/17/2013 5:01:08 PM  Jazz Shaw
It seems the results are in from Florida’s latest great experiment in environmental adventurism. For those who somehow missed the story, the Sunshine State has been seeking ways to deal with the new, imported alpha predator in their swamps…

The “media conclave,” the Nun Pope, and other thoughts
2/17/2013 3:31:54 PM  Ed Morrissey
Over the past seven days since we first heard about Pope Benedict XVI’s historic retirement (or resignation, or abdication, whatever one wants to call it), we’ve heard plenty of discussion about what direction the Catholic Church should take

Woodward: Senate Dems calling WH to ask if Hagel is withdrawing
2/17/2013 2:01:31 PM  Ed Morrissey
The answer, for the moment, is “an emphatic no,” Bob Woodward tells the Fox News panel today, but the problem for Hagel is the other question that they’re asking (via Daniel Halper): “I think there is another dimension here and

The age of the “fertility panic” arrives
2/17/2013 12:31:22 PM  Jazz Shaw
When we think of governments getting involved directly in the business of modulating population growth, one of the first – and most horrible – examples that comes to mind is China. But they’re looking to reduce the population. What

Concerned citizens rally in support of … Dorner?
2/17/2013 11:01:21 AM  Jazz Shaw
I first expressed some concerns over this growing meme one week ago, and MK Hammer found it cropping up in other places a few days later. Now it’s apparently spilling out into the streets of California, as people attempt to make the recently