Did President Obama just succeed at diplomacy by accident? Or are we rolling out the diplomatic 'Mission Accomplished' banner too fast? Either way, Russia has taken on an indispensable role in the negotiations. President Putin asked to United States to proceed with caution in a New York Times editorial. Recent votes -- the New York City mayoral primary, and a Colorado recall campaign -- suggest voters may be putting social issues above economic concerns. But that doesn't change reports that the wealth inequality in the US remains extreme. Matthew Continetti (Washington Free Beacon) brings the conservative view.
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