Today on the Dish we heard more healthcare commentary from Matt Steinglass, Megan McArdle, Reihan SalamBill Kristol, and a TPM reader. Friedersdorf tackled the Twitter scandal about the drowned boy, scrutinized the flow of drugs across the Mexican border, and discussed celebrity culture. Sprung took another look at Pakistan, examined the bank bailout, and analyzed a novel about the industrial decline of Britain. I talked about the Window View book with some readers.

We rounded up some reader jokes here, here, here, here, and here. We continued to chronicle depressing Christmas songs here, here, here, here, and here. Our MHB mash-up was pretty brilliant.

-- C.B.

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