Breakfast Links: September 7, 2011

— Disrespecting Congress is a long tradition.

— I’m looking forward to the future when David Petraeus holds all cabinet offices, since he’s the only confirmable person in the land.

— What will America do without John Bolton in the presidential race.

— Tim Duy on the monetary situation.


— The land of climate denial.

— Euro bailouts clear legal hurdle.

— Planet Money features Adam Posen on Japan.

“The Fed seems extraordinarily reluctant to use policy tools that actually would be effective.”

— This poll is wrong, Belgians are way cooler than Poles.