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Friday’s p-Op quiz: ‘Linsanity’ edition

Things came in twos this week. Two polls showed President Obama’s job approval rating cracking 50 percent. Newt Gingrich joined Sarah Palin as the two most disliked politicians in America. The whole contraception fracas has split the Catholic Church in two. And a couple of Chinese guys took the nation by storm. New York Knick Jeremy Lin shot and assisted his way to stardom in the Big Apple. Chinese Vice President Xi Jinping wooed his way from Washington to Iowa as part of a dress rehearsal for when he becomes the Big Cheese of China next year.

In the old days, I’d tell you to break out the No. 2 pencil for this p-Op quiz. But we’re in the electronic age. So, get clickin’.

Jonathan Capehart is a member of the Post editorial board and writes about politics and social issues for the PostPartisan blog.


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