The Wednesday Afternoon Cram, 12/21/11


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

Elephant Fatally Attacked by Another Elephant At San Diego Zoo
The suspect pool narrows in this classic whodunit.
[LA Times

EPA Cracks Down on Mercury Emission Limits
Obama: Tough on toxic substances.
[LA Times

Obama to Boehner: Vote on Senate Plan
Boehner wrote a letter to Obama yesterday. Obama called him back today. Someone’s mail arrives on time.
[USA Today

Mitt Romney Flips (Flops?) His Position on Iraq War
Four years after Mitt Romney of Election Past said he supported the war, Mitt Romney of Election Present says “of course” invading Iraq was a bad idea if there were no weapons of mass destruction. Mitt Romney of Election Past has yet to comment.