—Minor rescheduling causes hand-wringing over Obama’s ballyhooed bipartisan merlot/slurpee supersummit.
–John Sides thinks the White House need not be too worried about partisan independents.
–Matthew Cooper surveys the wreckage from the START delay.
–Matt Yglesias argues health care cost controls are the big piece missing from everybody’s deficit reduction plans. Everyone has one. The left-leaning Center for Budget and Policy Priorities delivers the full range of liberal discomfort with Simpson-Bowles.
–Bloomberg reports former Clinton deputy treasury secretary Roger Altman is a favorite to replace Larry Summers atop the NEC.
–Warren Buffett thanks the Obama-Bush economic teams for saving the economy.
—Robert Draper in 8,000 words: Palin wants to run for President.
What did I miss?