"Mitt Romney: A good man. The right fight." by Stuart Stevens, The Washington Post
"Over the years, one of the more troubling characteristics of the Democratic Party and the left in general has been a shortage of loyalty and an abundance of self-loathing. It would be a shame if we Republicans took a narrow presidential loss as a signal that those are traits we should emulate."
"The Outlines of a Budget Deal Are Obvious" by Karl Rove, The Wall Street Journal
"But it requires the kind of real compromise not offered by Obama 1.0"
"Obama: Let's Get 'Fiscal Cliff' Deal Before Christmas," by CNBC.com and Wires
"There hasn't been the slightest suggestion about what they're going to do about the real problems, and that's entitlements," said Sen. Orrin Hatch of Utah, the top Republican on the Senate Finance Committee. "There's a certain cockiness that I've seen that is really astounding to me since we're basically in the same position we were before" the election."
"Third-Quarter GDP Growth Revised Upward to 2.7%," by Eric Morath and Sarah Portlock, The Wall Street Journal
"The nation's gross domestic product—he broadest measure of goods and services produced in the U.S.—advanced at an annual rate of 2.7% from July through September, the Commerce Department said Thursday. The revised figure is up from the previously reported 2.0% gain and is the best three-month increase since the final quarter of 2009."