Need to Read: August 11, 2009

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Must-reads from around the web:

Shouldn’t the details of Obama’s signing statements be on the White House website?

Why neocons love Jon Stewart.

Chances of a new climate deal at Copenhagen? Cloudy.

Twelve books Obama has read since the campaign.

The Economist has 3,000 harsh words on US sex offender laws.

Mark Sanford’s $1,265 haircut.

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