1. What’s a statue of Bill Clinton doing in Kosovo? 
    And he isn’t alone. JFK’s likeness can be spotted in Cameroon while statues of Lincoln are scattered all over Mexico. There’s even a George W. Bush in Albania.

    Check 8 proud, albeit random, replicas of U.S. presidents abroad.

    Pictured — Bill Clinton speaks in front of his statue in Pristina, Kosovo, on Nov. 1, 2009. Photo: REUTERS/Hazir Reka

    (Source: theweek.com)


  2. The American ambassador to Libya, Chris Stevens, and three diplomatic security officials were murdered yesterday for being associated with a country that allows stupid people to say stupid things … On Twitter, the first instinct of a lot of Americans was retributive justice. But the U.S. government’s sensitivity about the mood of the violent protesters is maddening but necessary. Being aggressive would cause more unnecessary dying.

    Columnist Marc Ambinder analyzes the government’s cautious response to yesterday’s killings in Libya. 

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