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Today the Second Circuit Court of Appeals struck down the Defense of Marriage Act, while applying a higher bar than the First Circuit in May. Also, CNN defended Candy Crowley against GOP complaints about fact-checking Mitt Romney Tuesday night, while Tagg Romney wants to “take a swing at” President Obama, and Rep. Peter King (R-NY) is outraged the president “waited four minutes” to call the Benghazi attack an act of terror. Have loons been besmirched by constant references to Republicans?