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Must Read Op-Eds for Friday, January 13, 2012

01/13/12 01:57PM

AMERICA ISN'T A CORPORATIONBY PAUL KRUGMANNEW YORK TIMESBut there’s a deeper problem in the whole notion that what this nation needs is a successful businessman as president: America is not, in fact, a corporation. Making good economic policy isn’t at all like maximizing corporate profits. And businessmen do not, in general, have any special insights into what it takes to achieve economic recovery. ... read more

Why President Obama should put Hillary on '12 bill with him

01/13/12 12:45PM

Joe Scarborough: “You wrote a fascinating article a couple of days ago talking about something you think President Obama might do that would help his re-election chances.”New York Times' Bill Keller: “Not something that he might do, but something I think he would be well-advised to do, and that is to put Hillary Clinton on the ticket as his vice presidential nominee this year. I’m not going to predict that they’re going to do it. There are a number of obstacles in the way. One of them is Barack Obama; one of them is Hillary Clinton, and another one is Joe Biden. read more

Morning Headlines: Friday, January 13

01/13/12 05:49AM

Here's a look at the stories we're following right now. What are you reading this morning?Catch up on the latest in S.C. with the State's coverageDo the same with the Post and CourierRomney getting big bucks from private equity firm leadersColbert for president?Billion-dollar candidate? Not likely.Canada: Marriages of foreign gays are invalidNatalee Holloway declared legally deadIranian supreme leader blames U.S., Israel for scientist's deathRick Perry's son emergesTea Party may get rebuffed in tax cut showdown read more