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Chart of the Day: New GOP Governors Tanking Nationwide (TPM)
We’ve already told you about the collapsing poll numbers for first-term Republican governors across the country. Now, thanks to the team at Bill Schneider’s Inside Politics Newsletter, we’ve got a snapshot of the epic polling fail in a convenient visual.
‘Still’ Life (ESPN)
The long autumn of Roger Federer.
For Derek Jeter, on His 37th Birthday (NYT)
Forever young, except on the playing field.
Those Were the A’s, My Friend (Attytood)
Will Bunch reminisces about the 1954 Philadelphia Athletics.
The Education of Michele Bachmann (Mother Jones)
Where the Minnesota Republican’s conspiratorial views about government come from.
Without You – Eddie Vedder