Happy Birthday to Prince, 54.
And right to the good stuff:
1. John Sides has more of the response to Charles Lane. Question for the assembled experts: is there a really good online explanation of why the hard science/soft science distinction that Lane seems to believe in is just not a very accurate way of looking at it?
2. Harry Enten on why you should ignore exit polls if you want to know who will win an election.
3. The amazingly convoluted situation with the District's government in Washington, by the District Curmudgeon's IMGoph. I'm not saying what should happen, but I'm fairly confident that statehood would bring better government.
4. Interesting essay by historian Paul Harvey about debunking conservative quack history.
5. And E.J. Graff has a rundown of marriage on the ballot in November.
How would statehood help solve the DC mess? Or rather, bring better government.ReplyDelete
Right now DC government is a dead end gig. Ambitious, good.government types.don't seek office there often and that opens the door for the.clown show.Delete
"Ambitious, good.government types.don't seek office there often and that opens the door for the.clown show."Delete
Sounds like the Congressional Black Caucus.
and statehood would get them a chance to run for hosue or senate? That makes no sense.ReplyDelete
Hard science/ SoftReplyDelete
Are their forbidden questions in Physics? Like, ask and you're fired? Then there's the biggest distinction. Hard science is nowhere near as hard as people think, but: