The Morning Verbs, July 19, 2007

John McCain snaps at reporters. Meanwhile, eCampaign Director Christian Ferry ascends to the post of deputy campaign manager.

Patrick Ruffini predicts that Ron Paul will finish second in Ames.

Rightwingers lash Mitt Romney.

Harry Potter lives.

Ross Douthat believes John Edwards's problems like with his capacity to ooze.

Andrew Sullivan laughs at neocons.

M. Yglesias gets real.

Charles Franklin reads the Giuliani trendlines.

Howard Wolfson blasts Bill O'Reilly.

The placebo effect explained: the mind expects a reward.