Guest Post by Judd Legum: Ignore the Pundits! How to Grade Debate Winners and Losers



This is a guest post by Judd Legum, who previously served as Research Director for Hillary Clinton’s 2008 presidential campaign and was a creator of “Think Progress” at the Center for American Progress. This post originally appeared at Huffington Post and is cross-posted with permission.

President of Paraguay Turns Down Meeting with Sarah Palin



I’m not kidding. Paraguay President Fernando Lugo, while attending both the United Nations General Assembly meetings and the Clinton Global Initiative, shared with friends over dinner some of the other meetings he had been having in New York. He met this head of state. . .and that head of state. . .and so on. ….