Every afternoon we surf your sites for the most popular stories of the day. Here are the top headlines for August 24, 2011:
Washington Post: Hurricane Irene, major category 3 storm, closing in on East Coast
Washington Times: PICKET: UPDATE – D.C. Park Police: Washington Monument not tilting
Washington Examiner: What if Obama isn’t so smart?
USA Today: Bill Clinton declares vegan victory
National Journal: The Great Divide