For those of you who haven't heard it, here's Obama's speech to Congress, yesterday. I loved the point about "advice" from John Boehner. This is one of the more cynical aspects of punditry--asking someone like Karl Rove what he thinks Democrats should do, or asking Bob Shrum what Republicans should do. Anyway it's a good speech on the substance. See Fallows' analysis here and little more here.
Age discrimination affects us all. Who cares about youth? James Hamblin turns to his colleague Jeffrey Goldberg for advice.