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* Dana Milbank says “hazing” of Cuban-American judicial nominee by Senate Republicans reflects GOP “death wish” with respect to winning Hispanic voters.

* Vigorously “pro-life” Santorum gets dubious endorsement from Megadeth’s Dave Mustaine.

* Monica Potts profiles anti-choice Susan B. Anthony List.

* Katrina vanden Heuvel suggests 2012 could be a true “Year of the Woman” at the polls.

* Haley Barbour dodging questions about big batch of last-minute pardons.

* Nicolas Sarkozy launches Twitter account, racks up 40,000 followers.

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Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.