Prager H3: Dennis talks to Jonathan Alter, senior editor at Newsweek and political analyst for NBC. His new book is The Promise: President Obama, Year One. France and Germany’s big banks made big bets on the weak economies of the EU. Nicholas Sarkozy wants to reform France’s welfare system. Good luck, Nick. There’s almost no chance of success. The head of the Palestinian Authority is in favor the Gaza blockade. Only “peace activists” want Hamas strengthened.