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Tuesday Evening News Roundup

AK-47 plus crazed man equals chaos in Carson City, Nevada. Three people are dead. Seven people were wounded. The incident happened at an IHOP. My heart goes out to the victims and their families. Presidential candidate Mitt Romney has unveiled his jobs plan. Cut the corporate income tax from 35% to 25%. Make the Bush tax cuts permanent. Eliminate taxes on dividends, interest and capital gains. Oh, just to top off this “jobs plan,” he would push for free-trade agreements with Colombia, Panama and South Korea. More drilling for oil. Where are the jobs in this jobs plan? This appears to

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Obama on Iraq, Afghanistan, and Pakistan

Once again, Tom Brokaw leads with a negative question for Senator Barack Obama: Why haven’t you been to Afghanistan, if you really think that it is the central front on the war on terrorism, before now? (That’s not quite as bad as “Have you stopped beating your wife?”– but close.) Again, Obama does a very good job getting out of this negative frame. He explains that he hasn’t been down at the corner barbershop playing dominoes. He states what he has been doing. I would urge Obama to step back from phrases like “We must win in Afghanistan.” This type of

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