Opening Act: Unoccupied

A midnight raid clears out Occupy Wall Street. The Occupiers get an injunction with permission to return and rebuild. To what degree does pressure from the state make them want to do so, even if it’s astrategic?
Bruce Bartlett goes buck wild on the Balanced Budget Amendment.
A Democrat, inspired, announces that he won’t back the supercommittee’s plan. Screen shot 2011-11-15 at 8.30.40 AM
In Iowa, the leaders are Cain and… um, and Paul.