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Poll of The Day

A new Insight poll of our readers.

We asked 2800 respondents, "If you were convinced that the only way to prevent Iran from obtaining a nuclear weapon was to launch a military strike to destroy its weapons facilities, would you support such an action?"

Results after the jump.

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Let's Go to the Video!

Surveillance video of Paul/Rubio staffer brawl emerges. And, well, if this what Team Rubio calls a "punch" I think the national security numbers may begin to fall. Watch!

Keeping Carly's Secrets

Press failures, especially massive ones, tend to be right there in plain site and yet totally invisible, entirely ignored. And yet we have a massive one coming out of Wednesday night's Republican debate that the press seems inclined or insisting on totally ignoring. Commentators are toasting Carly Fiorina as the break-out winner of the debate. And yet she not only made a string of false statements, or claims that showed a willful disregard for or ignorance of reality, she almost certainly manufactured a bogus memory entirely out of whole cloth. And all of this is cast into particularly high relief since Fiorina went into the debate intent on branding Hillary Clinton as a liar. "Her track record of lying about Benghazi, of lying about her e- mails, about lying about her servers," is something Hillary will have to answer for, Fiorina bellowed in the debate.

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Welcome, Pope!

Rep. Paul Gosar (R-AZ) on his plans to boycott Pope Francis' speech to Congress: "[W]hen the Pope chooses to act and talk like a leftist politician, then he can expect to be treated like one."

Special bonus quote: "If the Pope wants to devote his life to fighting climate change then he can do so in his personal time."

Witness to History

From BusinessWeek, a fascinating look at how the brutal Obama "machine" beat an over-nice AIPAC on the Iran Deal, as told by Senate Republicans and AIPAC staffers. As disinterested observer Sen. Lindsey Graham puts it, “Aipac went to the Democrats and said, ‘We need your help as a friend.’ Obama said, ‘If you cross me you are going to make an enemy of my machine forever.'"