You like that? Does it sound chipper? I hope so. Here are your hunky-dory headlines:
- Health costs shifting to workers, study finds (WashPost) — Yeah, this hodgepodge of employer-provided health care coverage is just working great, isn’t it? Drat that Obama for trying to meddle with perfection…
- Nine S.C. House members also drawing retirement pay (thestate.com) — That’s in addition to the 40 percent of the Senate. But hey — can you blame ’em? It’s such a sweet deal!
- Pakistanis Tied to 2007 Border Attack on Americans (NYT) — OK, add it to the list. Somebody’s keeping a list, right?
- Markets surge as hopes rise for eurozone bailout (The Guardian) — Uh, that’s not what the WSJ is saying… In any case, Greece has passed an austerity measure.
- Monument inspected for damage (WashPost) — We’re talking Washington Monument, and it seems the damage is worse that previously thought. I’m not liking the symbolism of this; how about you?
- ‘It’s a Great Day,’ Haley tells everyone to say (thestate.com) — If this isn’t a success, I think next she’ll have state employees answer the phone by saying, “Delta, Delta, Delta, can I help ya, help ya, help ya?” You’ll be shocked to learn what Corey Hutchins reported on Twitter: “Aw, come on! South Carolina’s Cemetery Board isn’t using the new ‘It’s a great day in South Carolina’ phone greeting…”