From the weekend

FROM THE WEEKEND…. Here’s a recap of what we covered over the weekend:

On Sunday, we talked about…

* Arguments that a Republican majority would be reasonable and open to compromise are very hard to believe.

* The gap between “registered” voters and “likely” voters is the difference between a good Election Day and an awful one.

* Is the Republican establishment giving up on Joe Miller’s Senate campaign in Alaska? Maybe.

* David Broder argued the economy will improve if President Obama prepares for a war with Iran. Seriously.

* ABC News invited right-wing propagandist Andrew Breitbart to be part of the network’s election-night team, and the decision hasn’t gone over well.

* The “Rally to Restore Sanity and/or Fear” packs the D.C. Mall, and features sharp critiques of the media.

And on Saturday…

* Exactly how bad would conditions get in the U.S. in the event of a Republican majority in Congress? Krugman helps paint an ugly picture.

* President Obama uses his weekly address to highlight GOP leaders’ staunch opposition to compromise.

* Sharron Angle might be willing to talk about national security and military policy … but only if she’s elected to the Senate first.

* “This Week in God” was chock full of interesting items.

* Mark Kirk explained his tendency to vote for bills he actually opposes because of his own “ignorance” and a “lack of understanding.”

* A McDonald’s franchise in Ohio is home to one of the more blatant examples of voter-intimidation tactics this year.

* And additional details about the latest attempted terrorist bombing continue to come to light.

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