Happy Birthday to Sir Paul McCartney. 70.
On to the good stuff:
1. Sarah Binder on the Thurmond Rule.
2. Andrew Rudalevige on second terms.
3. Working without a mandate: the case of Washington state, by Sarah Kliff.
4. Groceries, over thirty years. NPR's Lam Thuy Vo has the charts.
5. And a Kevin Drum reader on education at public vs. private universities.