The #occupiers have been getting a lot of attention lately, but support at Columbia is hardly universal. (Spec)

Newt Gingrich wants to be “humane,” and takes considerable criticism because of it. (WP, Reuters)

Mitt Romney claims his first name is Mitt. It’s not. (Gawker)

Are criticisms of police brutality unfounded? Recent NYPD statistics show the lowest rate of police shootings in department history. (NYT)

Protests continue as Egyptians are unhappy with the election timetable proposed by the military government. (Guardian)

CUMB isn’t the only band taking heat for questionable decisions—but the Roots defend their introduction of Michelle Bachman (as a Lyin’ Ass Bitch) as “tongue in cheek.” (WSJ)