The Tuesday Afternoon Cram, 12/20/11


Everything you need to know from a sampling of today’s front pages

Egyptian Women Protest Military Abuses
The ladies of Cairo are holding the protest stick now.
[LA Times

Ohio State Football Banned From Bowl
The NCAA has spoken.
[USA Today

David Archuleta Suspends Music Career for Mormon Mission
His next “tour” will be door to door.
[The Wrap

Don Mattingly Performed In The Nutcracker
“The crowd loved it, of course.”

Republicans Reject Payroll Tax Cut Extension, Calling it Representative of the Old Ways of Congress
Then Speaker John A. Boehner wrote President Obama an old-fashioned letter to tell him so.
[NY Times

NYT Readers Share Photos of Loved Ones Who Died in 2011
Never before has user-generated content been so moving.
[NY Times]