Some links

What's gone wrong in Washington? The Economist. Blame Obama more than the system. I agree.

Republicans need a better plan. Michael Barone, Washington Examiner

Palin and the media's mutual loathing. George Will, RCP

Why Sanctions Won't Beat Iran's Revolutionary Guards. Robert Baer, Time. Negotiation is the best way to deal with a military dictatorship, argues Baer.

Iran could be making a nuclear warhead. Julian Borger, Guardian. So says the new head of the IAEA.

The case for boredom. Colin Bisset, Philosophy Now. Doing nothing is the key to getting somewhere. (Thanks A&L.)