If it as by design, it was a success: many, many identical headlines like this one across the country

with some variation from the papers decidedly on the right

This asks an interesting question: DOES BUSH DESERVE MORE CREDIT?. To the extent anyone should get credit for this mess…it was his plan Obama executed one year late.

and Boston Globe headlines a funny paragraph: “TIES ECONOMIC RECOVERY TO ENDING AFGHAN WAR” No shit, Sherlock! Then why wait until 2011 to do it?

In Alaska, Murkwski concedes

Click here to add text
Click here to add text

and on update, the one paper reporting the Hamas terrorist attack in Israel – NY Post