"A national political campaign is better than the best circus ever heard of, with a mass baptism and a couple of hangings thrown in."
-- H. L. Mencken
- Lewis Black on Texas
- James Fallows, 2010, on memory holes
- Wonkette: OMG, Obama will make Rachel Maddow Supreme Court Justice per Fox
- Jeremy Scahill on Colbert (at around the 15:45 mark)
- Worst columns of the week from Brooks, Friedman, Cohen, and Rubin!
- driftglass on David Brooks
- Tucker Carlson sends a sixteen-year-old to a White House briefing.
- Gawker talks to young Blacks so Mike Barnicle doesn't have to.
- Time Magazine: The Christian Witness of Trayvon's Mother.