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A Roundup of Morning Roundups

Congress totally pisses off System of a Down. Also, wealthy gadabout spurns presidential bid, and heterosexual singer pursues Broadway career. (The Ag)

Passion for metered taxis threatens to outstrip oddly emo voting rights coverage. Also, some old guy goes into the hospital, and mayor pledges not to freeze children to death. (DCist)

Is Matt Lauer a simpering sycophant, or merely an accurate reflection of mainstream America? Experts disagree. (Romenesko)

MMA still awaits its Bert Sugar. (œ Crux)