Happy Birthday to Jose Barrios, 56. No, you don't remember him -- just a very short cup of coffee, in 1982 -- but I do: three years with the Phoenix Giants.
1. If you've read my various defenses of John Boehner (and for those who haven't: I think he's a pretty good Speaker in a very difficult situation), you should probably read Stan Collender, who has a very different point of view on Boehner.
2. Here's David Roberts on the Obama climate initiative.
3. And Scott Lemieux on Chief Justice Roberts and the Voting Rights case.