The Washington Times - October 29, 2009, 08:32AM

Today’s Water Cooler lineup of off the beaten path online stories are: Obama salutes slain soldiers…won’t send reinforcements, conservative organizations rally behind Hoffman, and Democrats use rhetorical misdirection on the health care debate

  • Gateway PunditObama Salutes Slain Soldiers Return to US… But Won’t Send Reinforcements


But as US soldiers continue to serve in harm’s way the president continues to dither and waffle about sending more troops into Afghanistan to finish the job. October was the deadliest month for the US in Afghanistan.


  • Red StateNational Conservative Campaign Fund Rallies Prominent Conservatives to Hoffman

15 prominent conservative leaders are out today joining RedState in making NY-23’s race between Doug Hoffman and the two leftists running against him a hill to die on for the conservative movement. 

The rhetorical misdirection of the Democrats on health care is impossible to exaggerate. Nancy Pelosi is now calling the public option the “consumer option.” Say anything, that’s the strategy at this point.