The Daily Wrap

Today on the Dish, Kagan yucked it up with Senators, punted on the Twilight question, and went back on her word. The British government moved on torture, a new study proved that the NYT rarely used the term with the US, and the first hurricane seemed to do some good in the Gulf. Andrew challenged Breitbart on his offer to pay $100K for Journolist.

Prop 8 update here. Drug War coverage here and here, and police state watch here. A reader didn't buy the Palin clone's shtick. More on Palin here and here. More Trig talk here, here, and here. The Stranger and Jim Burroway looked at efforts to change sexuality in utero.

Frum addressed his apostasy, Bob Bennett scrutinized his own side, and Continetti criticized Beck. Noah Millman went another round on Afghanistan, McArdle countered Dylan Matthews on Social Security, Dana Goldstein put the conflict mineral trade under the microscope, and Gene Demby noted the end of rubber rooms. A reader demanded evidence showing that porn is detrimental and another critiqued the MSM. Cup coverage here and here. MHB here, VFYW here, and FOTD here.

-- C.B.