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

    Read more: The American ambassador to Libya is murdered