Friday Crib Sheet: National Journal Health Care Comparison, Twitter Censors Abroad

The National Journal fact checks and compares Obamacare and Romneycare.

– Hysterical. Jeopardy contestants can’t identify Rachel Maddow:

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Obviously they, along with most of the country, don’t watch MSNBC.

– Newt Gingrich isn’t the only thing Marianne Gingrich helped to propel to #1 last week.

Twitter can now censor Tweets in certain countries:

The social network Twitter is facing a storm of criticism from users, after revealing that it has implemented a system that would let it withhold particular tweets from specific countries.

The company has insisted that it will not use the gagging system in a blanket fashion, but would apply it on a case-by-case basis, as already happens when governments or organisations complain about individual tweets.

The new system, which can filter tweets on a country-by-country basis and has already been incorporated into the site’s output, will not change Twitter’s approach to freedom of expression, sources there indicated.

Washington City Paper notes the obvious and asks: Where are the women and non-white media critics? The problem? They rattle off a list of known progressive white male critics. When you look at only super far left progressives wherein diversity is a rhetorical device rather than observed practice, of course you’d wonder.

The bizarre life and times of Megaupload’s Kim Dotcom. The comparison to Dr. Evil is hysterical.

Tapper: Obama can’t run on his achievements because they’re not popular.