If you, like me, have ever wondered where all those "Democratic strategist" and "Republican strategist" types who show up on cable networks come from, you won't want to miss Daniel Libit's Politico article on the subject. Basically, as you might suspect the whole thing is basically just made-up but all the relevant people are happy enough with the system so it persists.
Colorado is now well into its first year as the first state to legalize recreational marijuana. How's it going? James Hamblin visits Aspen.