US Press: pick of the papers
The ten must-read opinion pieces from today's US papers.
1. This War Can Still Be Won (New York Times)
Fernando M. Lujan writes: "After I shared a thousand cups of tea with Afghans, it was clear to me that they have the will to win, with or without us."
2. Obama's tall tax tales (Washington Times)
Numbers do not compute in presidential push for yet higher taxes, says Emily Miller.
3. Syria on the cusp (Washington Post)
This editorial considers how the US can help a civil war being avoided in Syria.
4. 2 for 2, or 2 for 1? (New York Times)
The breakdown in the Middle East peace process really does have the US back at Square 1, says Thomas L. Friedman.
5. Writing off Greece (Chicago Tribune)
And the sooner European bankers admit Greece's economy is toast, the better for everybody -- including President Obama, says this editorial.
6. Expand the Use of Food Stamps? (New York Times)
An editorial debate poses the question: Should restrictions on using the benefits at fast food restaurants be loosened?
7. Selling our souls to Mark Zuckerberg (Chicago Times)
Shouldn't Mark Zuckerberg be paying us for providing all our information to Facebook? wonders this editorial.
8. The Real Solyndra Scandal (Wall Street Journal) ($)
Solar technology has a market niche. It doesn't need subsidies, says Holman W. Jenkins, Jr.
9. Paul Ryan: A 'Time for Choosing' on Health Care (The Weekly Standard)
Who is in charge, asks Jeffrey H. Anderson -- the government or the patient?
10. R2P and the Libya mission (Los Angeles Times)
Simon Adams asks: When does 'responsibility to protect' grant countries the right to intervene?