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Posted at 08:12 AM ET, 05/15/2012

Does Facebook co-founder’s renouncing citizenship make him ‘an American hero?’ [AM Briefing]

Right-wing lauds Facebook co-founder’s decision to renounce U.S. citizenship: he’s ‘an American hero.’ (ThinkProgress)

Room for Debate asks: Can dual citizens be good Americans? (New York Times)

“JPMorgan Chase chief Jamie Dimon’s admission last week that the bank blew $2 billion — maybe mor e — on a “terrible egregious” trading mistake isn’t just a warning that President Obama hasn’t fixed finance. It’s also one that Gotham remains dangerously dependent on a business that’s still one desperate day away from catastrophe. Next year’s mayoral candidates need to be wise to the risk — and plan accordingly,” writes Manhattan Institute’s Nicole Gelinas. (New York Post)

Hoover’s Victor Davis Hanson: “In other words, each time we hear of an irrelevant hit on Romney, we will probably hear of something equally irrelevant — and worse — about Obama, in a way we never would have in 2008. Petty? A distraction from the failing economy? Of course, but the Romney people apparently believe that they must and will achieve deterrence by replying in kind and to such a degree that Team Obama will soon cease playing such a childish game of taunts.” (National Review)

Cato’s Gene Healy: From Watergate to Wedgiegate. (Washington Examiner)

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