Of Fox News and Field Guides

Laura, back with three MoJo must-reads today. And one rhetorical question: Why are so many obese smokers against health care reform?

1) Is the embassy scandal a new Abu Ghraib? Here’s why the ArmorGroup’s Animal House antics may fuel the Afghan insurgency.

2) How much has Glenn Beck cost Fox news? An advertising boycott watch.

3) Who’s really behind America’s Israel policy? A photo field guide with names and bios.

Laura McClure hosts weekly podcasts and is a writer and editor for Mother Jones. Read her recent investigative feature on lifehacking gurus here.