"Breakfast Links: August 22, 2011"
— Some on Wall Street turning to Mitt Romney disgruntled with Barack Obama.
— FT calls for more stimulus paired with longer-term cuts.
— Bill Gross calls for taxpayer backed mortgage refinancing.
— More on the PIMCO policy agenda.
— Republicans found a tax increase they can love.
— Libya and the “Afghan Model” of military intervention.
— DC hotel rooms are expensive.
— The German view of the Italian economy.