UP:  Gov. Chris Christie attacking MSNBC

DOWN: MSNBC attacking Christie

A picture taken on January 12, 2014, shows a destroyed neighborhood in the city of Daraya, southwest of the capital Damascus, as fighting between opposition forces and troops loyal to the government of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad continues. Syria's civil war has killed more than 130,000 people, and forced millions more to flee their homes. AFP PHOTO/HUSSAM AYASH/LOCAL COUNCIL OF DARAYA CITY (LCDC)HUSSAM AYASH/AFP/Getty Images A destroyed neighborhood in the city of Daraya, southwest of the capital Damascus. AFP PHOTO/Hussam Ayash/Getty Images)

UP: Robert Gates

DOWN: Vice President Joe Biden

UP: Benghazi deaths were preventable

DOWN: “What difference does it make?”

UP: The debate about poverty and inequality.

DOWN: The debate about the debt.

UP: House immigration reform

DOWN: Universal pre-school

UP: GOP takes the Senate

DOWN: Democrats will run on Obamacare

UP: House retirements

DOWN: Chances the Democrats take the House

UP: GOP running viable candidates in swing states

DOWN: Majority Leader Sen. Harry Reid (D-Nev.)

UP: Congressional oversight on foreign policy

DOWN: Recess appointments

UP: Bashar al-Assad

DOWN: Syria peace talks

Jennifer Rubin writes the Right Turn blog for The Post, offering reported opinion from a conservative perspective.