Happy Birthday to Dallas Braden, who once was perfect, 30. It's a tough game for pitchers.
Starting back up with a little good stuff:
1. Not a surprise that, as Paul Krugman reports, people (erroneously) think the federal budget deficit is going up; I still don't think most people mean the actual federal budget deficit when they complain about deficits.
2. Matthew O'Brien on Rand Paul and Milton Friedman.
3. And Garance Franke-Ruta suggests three questions that Hillary-attackers should ask themselves.