TUESDAY’S MINI-REPORT…. Today’s edition of quick hits:
* Iran’s Guardian Council has “refused to nullify” the contested presidential election. No big surprise.
* Iran has also created a “special” court to try arrested protestors.
* Iranian women continue to stand up in large numbers.
* North Korea keeps making noises about its next missile launch.
* The deadly accident yesterday on the D.C. metro system was just breathtaking.
* More than a few politicos in South Carolina are having trouble believing that Gov. Mark Sanford (R) has really been hiking since last week.
* And even now, with Sanford poised to return to work, the governor who wasn’t with his family on Father’s Day also hasn’t spoken to his wife.
* If you missed today’s White House press conference, the entire video is online.
* In an interesting twist, Sean Hannity believes Ensign should resign.
* Iran’s dissident soccer players, banned for life.
* To her credit, Sen. Claire McCaskill (D-Mo.) isn’t giving up on a public option.
* Even now, all of these years later, Richard Nixon can still appear even crazier.
* Next week, the White House will host an event commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Stonewall Rebellion, further evidence of the administration hoping to heal the rift with gay-rights supporters.
* What do you know, the state Senate in New York can get even nuttier after all.
* Recent buzz notwithstanding, the latest WaPo/ABC poll shows Obama with a 65% approval rating.
* Despite conservative rumors to the contrary, ACORN isn’t changing its name.
* The Washington Times drops the pretense and starts doing conservative activism?
* The RNC and ABC are still at odds.
* And finally, Charles Krauthammer’s criticism of Obama for describing Khamenei as Iran’s “supreme leader” might be more persuasive if Krauthammer hadn’t repeatedly referred to Khamenei as Iran’s “supreme leader.”
Anything to add? Consider this an open thread.