UP: Sen. Marco Rubio’s immigration reform polling.
DOWN: Rubio’s shut-down-the-government stunt.
UP: President Obama’s decision to nix the meeting with Vladimir Putin.
DOWN: Russian reset. (“President Obama tried to, quote, ‘reset’ relations with Russia — we reset and Russia didn’t.”)
UP: Skepticism about Secretary of State John Kerry’s ‘peace process’ fixation.
DOWN: Egyptian secular liberals. (“Egypt’s liberals are not flawed democrats. They are illiberal to begin with.”)
UP: Reince Priebus’s move to deny CNN and NBC debates if they insist on promoting Hillary Clinton’s candidacy.
DOWN: MSNBC’s pretense that it is a news channel.
UP: New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie.
UP: Enough disgust, finally, with Anthony Weiner to end his career.
DOWN: Loyalty from campaign aides.
UP: Al-Qaeda is on the march.
DOWN: Al Qaeda is “decimated.”
DOWN: President Obama’s polling.