What’s going on in the rest of the world?
Well, in the New York Post, Steve Cuozzo breaks the news that the Carnegie Deli will close at end of 2016. From the piece, Jennifer Rubin tweeted, “Ex-husb carried on affair w former waitress and stole Carnegie’s pastrami and cheesecake recipes. <-- can't beat this.”
For a look into The Unbearable Smallness of Benjamin Netanyahu, look no further than Jeffrey Goldberg’s piece in The Atlantic. Yoni Appelbaum wrote: “‘To Israeli politics go the mediocrities.’ @JeffreyGoldberg on the passing of a giant, and the dwarves left behind.”
Elsewhere in the world, the Philippines leader has likened himself to Hitler and wants to kill millions of drug users, according to Jimmy Lovaas at Reuters. Jean Yoon details the quote: “‘If Germany had Hitler, the Philippines would have…’ Duterte said, pausing and pointing to himself.” Yeganeh June Torbati added, “Duterte compared himself to Hitler today and said he'd ‘be happy’ to exterminate 3 million drug users.”
Congress Signals Regret After Overriding Veto of Saudi 9/11 Bill, according to Steven Dennis and Billy House at Bloomberg. Kevin Whitelaw tweeted, “One day, Congress overrides a veto. The next day, they're already talking about changing the law.” Alex Wayne says, “This Saudi 9/11 legislation is a stupid mess and exhibit A (today) for Washington dysfunction. Via @bpolitics.” And Toluse Olorunnipa adds, “@PressSec says Congress has "rapid onset of buyer's remorse" after overriding veto of 9/11 bill.”
And Matea Gold in the Washington Post published Here comes the Republican Senate super PAC blitz. Which seems not at all like fun news. And about which Alex Roarty added, “Steven Law calls Indiana the Senate Democrats ‘Waterloo.’”