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Morning Briefing: Tropical Storm Isaac Complicates GOP’s Anti-Government Message

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"Morning Briefing: Tropical Storm Isaac Complicates GOP’s Anti-Government Message"

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– By highlighting federal programs like the National Weather Service, or evacuation assistance from Washington, the approach of Tropical Storm Isaac is making it harder for the Republicans to sell the anti-government message they relied on in 2010.

– Tropical Storm Isaac will be the most significant test yet of New Orleans rebuilt system of levees.

– High volume trading has not been working out well since the recession:

– Today is the 49th anniversary of Martin Luther King Jr.’s iconic “I Have a Dream” speech:

– And finally, David Brooks writes what may be the most surreal op-ed of this election season.

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