Magazine June 11, 2012, Issue

The Week

(Roman Genn)

• A prisoner took 40 percent of the vote in a Democratic presidential primary against Obama. We see the makings of a John Edwards comeback.

• President Obama has renewed his attacks on Mitt Romney’s investing career at Bain Capital, going so far as to avow that such attacks are “what this campaign’s going to be about.” The president’s anti-business rhetoric dismayed, among others, Newark mayor Cory Booker, who pronounced himself “nauseated” by the assault — and who then promptly released a hostage video from the Pakistani school of cinematography, declaring his allegiance to the president and his crusade. It is clear that

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