A fair point from The Washington Post's Dave Weigel:
Q: If I'm uninterested in Obama's "radical past," why should I judge Sharron Angle on what she did 15, 20 years ago?
The American Prospect's Tim Fernholz considers an odd case of dissociative identity disorder:
I think its funny when Members of Congress refer to "the Feds" as an other.
Think Progress's Matt Yglesias cuts through the noise:
In a country allegedly gripped with anti-incumbent fervor, over 80% of House members are in safe seats.
The charade's over. Foreign Policy's Mark Lynch reports.
I was in Hawaii for four days and didn't once see Obama's birth certificate. Clear proof!
Slate's Daniel Gross isn't above a good "everyone in North Korea is starving" joke.
if n. korea manages to tie or beat brazil, what will the celebration at home look like? A ration of rice? A single bottle of champagne?
The Note's Rick Klein puts a finger on why BP wasn't more on the ball with the oil spill.
detail of the day has to be the dead guy listed as the oil co's' emergency response contact
And finally, novelist Colson Whitehead gives us a glimpse of what might have been.
.@jamiattenberg When my memoir title "Sad Man Who Sits Alone Weeping" got taken I had to switch it to "Arbor Day Blues"
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