Daily Feed: Sarah Palin's Bow Out Means Mitt Romney's Having a Pretty Good Day

As Sarah Palin Bows Out, This Could Be The One For Mitt Romney. Most pundits agree on one thing: That Sarah Palin’s decision not to run for president all but throws the nomination in Romney’s lap, unless Rick Perry can save his sinking ship — and fast. And in overseas commentary on the U.S. GOP race, one U.K. columnist says Palin’s decision “must be better than sex” for Romney. Yeah, OK, it’s pretty good for him, but still … [Washington Post]

Northeastern ‘Occupy’ Walk-Out Shows Exactly What Students Aren’t Learning. “College was supposed to be the be all, end all,” says senior Jon Phoenix. “It’s supposed to be the place where no matter how crazy your background, you go into college, you come out and you’re supposed to be guaranteed entry into the middle class.” Wait, what? [WBUR]

Blame the Internet: Anti-Semitism Up in Massachusetts. The annual audit by the Anti-Defamation League reports a 16 percent jump in anti-semitic incidents in Massachusetts, while incidents across the rest of the country are up, too. [CBS]

The Embarrassing Story of Deval Patrick Aide’s DUI Arrest. Warning: Includes details of racist slurs, name drops, and a false-tooth misplacement. [TheBostonChannel.com]

Confirmed: Boston Likes the Bruins More than the Red Sox. Because, apparently, we just like winners. [NECN]