From The Atlantic Monthly, the presidential debates this year may well determine the election's outcome — James Fallows on how they might unfold. Stanley Kurtz on how Obama is robbing the suburbs to pay for the cities. Brian Tashman on the craziest Obama conspiracy theory gets even crazier. Like a Boss: When it comes to being a rich guy, Mitt Romney should own it. Ezra Klein on the best case and the worst case against the Obama administration. From The Washington Times, Wes Vernon reviews The Communist: Frank Marshall Davis: The Untold Story of Barack Obama's Mentor by Paul Kengor; and Jay Cost reviews The Corruption Chronicles: Obama's Big Secrecy, Big Corruption, and Big Government by Tom Fitton. Roger Berkowitz on Grover Norquist and the Muslim takeover of America. Schmooze or lose: Obama doesn’t like cozying up to billionaires — could it cost him the election? (and more) An interview with Michael Grunwald, author of The New New Deal: The Hidden Story of Change in the Obama Era (and more). Here are excerpts from The Gamble: Choice and Chance in the 2012 Presidential Election by John Sides and Lynn Vavreck.

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