US press: pick of the papers
The ten must-read opinion pieces from today's US papers.
1. Drones for human rights (New York Times)
With use of drones, the world could get clear, instant evidence of atrocities in Syria, writes Andrew Sniderman.
2. The end of the road for Newt Gingrich? (Washington Post)
Gingrich is going down in his own style, leaving fabrications, insults and scorched earth all the way from Miami to Pensacola, writes Dana Milbank
3. Swift sanctions on Iran (Wall Street Journal)
The global financial network provides a loophole for Tehran, says this editorial.
4. Sarah Palin's attack on the GOP establishment (LA Times)
It's almost funny to have Palin suggest that Gingrich is somehow above "the politics of personal destruction," says Jon Healey.
5. The end of health insurance companies (New York Times)
Accountable care organizations will shift the focus of medicine away from treating sickness and toward keeping patients healthy, says Ezekiel J. Emanuel.
6. Save us from the politics of science (Chicago Tribune)
It's bad enough when politicians and true believers distort scientific findings for their own purposes. But when scientists do it, we've reached a dangerous point in intellectual discourse, argues Dennis Byrne.
7. Memo to Mitt Romney: People are people, too (Politico)
Romney is, at heart, the product of Harvard Business School, writes Gayle Tzemach Lemmon.
8. Obama's deadly new PR firm (Washington Times)
Whatever happened to SEAL Team 6 being a 'secret' weapon? Asks J.D. Gordon.
9. Florida's voting fairness problem (Tampa Bay Times)
As Republican primary voters go to the polls today, there is a cloud over the state's voting process, says this editorial.
10. Bashing Payday Lenders (Wall Street Journal)
Obama targets another industry that serves low-income Americans, claims this editorial.