Morning Constitutional – Tuesday, 6 July 2010

Good morning, everyone. We’re back from vacation, so here’s your morning constitutional:

Bronislaw Komorowski, the pro-business rival to the late President Lech Kaczynski, was elected President in Poland yesterday, beating out the former president’s twin brother Jaroslaw Kaczynski.

BP has cleaned up a lot less oil so far than it had promised it would.

The Obama administration’s economic team wants more stimulus spending to get the economy moving, while the political arm isn’t so sure.

Do American’s hate soccer? Maybe not: The U.S.-Ghana game was watched by over 19.4m Americans, more than watched last year’s World Series, which was broadcasted in prime time, while more American children play it than any other sport.

Nevada Senate candidate Sharron Angle threatens to sue Harry Reid’s campaign after the Reid campaign relaunched Angle’s primary campaign website.

Slate: What’s wrong with deflation?

Utah’s gun permits, which are easy to get and do not require actually living in Utah to acquire, are becoming increasingly popular nationwide. Since loosening requirements to get permits, Utah went from receiving about 8,000 to 73,925 applications last year, and now nearly 60 percent of applications come from nonresidents.

Finally, the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium gave reduced admission on Monday to those sporting mullets.


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