Afternoon Blog Roundup

Big Government – Charles Gasparino – White House in Denial on Downgrade
Big Government – Joel B. Pollak – Bachmann’s Debt Ceiling Stance Strengthens GOP for 2012

The Daily Caller – Jeff Poor – Clyburn: Downgrade a ploy to improve S&P’s standing in Europe
The Daily Caller – Alex Pappas – 29 percent of voters say tea partiers are terrorists

The Foundry – Ray Walser – A Cuban Slap on the Wrist: The Alan Gross Case
The Foundry – Lachlan Markay –  Issa Subpoenas NLRB for Boeing Documents, Internal Communications

Hot Air – Ed Morrissey – Waivermania hits Dept of Education
Hot Air – Ed Morrissey – Treasury market improves initially after downgrade? 

National Review – Chris Edwards – Can Washington Find the Jobs?
National Review – Greg Pollowitz – How Hollywood Can ‘Man Up’ President Obama

News Max – Thomson/Reuters –Moody’s Warns of Coming Downgrade if Deficit Reduction ‘Not Credible’
News Max – Mike Tighe – Wis. Political Power Battle Takes National Stage With Recalls

Red State – Daniel Horowitz –  It’s Time for a Balanced Approach to Deficits and Green Energy 

Town Hall – Guy Benson – Epic: Small Businesswoman Savages Obama’s Economic Leadership
Town Hall – Michael Barone – Americans Want the Honor of ‘Earned Success’

The Weekly Standard – Jeffrey H. Anderson – Independents Oppose Mandatory Contraception Coverage- But What About Abortion Drugs?
The Weekly Standard – Lee Smith – The Bahrain Crack-Up

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