LAST TICKET: Punk rockers for Ron Paul; Palin releases new Iowa video

Chris Moody
Political Reporter
The Ticket

Here are the stories we took note of today but didn't give the full blog treatment:

• A punk rock band made an anthem for Ron Paul. (TPM)

• Former Reagan administration Treasury official Bruce Bartlett calls Rick Perry "an idiot." (CNN)

• Sarah Palin releases a new campaign ad video about her trip to Iowa. (YouTube)

• Herman Cain, a cancer survivor, said he would be "dead" if the health care law had been passed sooner. (The Hill)

• Pictures of President Obama's summer vacation. (National Journal)

• Video: Rick Perry gets a traffic ticket. (Examiner)

• Why do parents hand their babies to politicians? (The Atlantic)