6-3-2010 The Day in Review

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Long-term unemployment hits an [all-time high](http://www.theatlantic.com/business/archive/2010/06/this-is-what-an-unemployment-crisis-looks-like/57575/).

Three takes on the flotilla incident: one from an Israeli general, one from Israeli Ambassador to the United States Michael Oren, and one from Nicholas Kristof.

Joshua Green thinks Pres. Obama has fallen victim to his reliance on experts.

AT&T scraps unlimited data.

Hampton Stevens bemoans the state of the NBA.

Japanese Prime Minister Yukio Hatoyama’s downfall happened in part due to his U.S. ties.

Detroit Tigers pitcher Armando Galarraga is shafted out of a perfect game.

Felix Salmon defends links.

New New York Times employee Nate Silver reads Pres. Obama’s approval ratings.

Steve Kornacki says goodbye to Artur Davis.

Basketball coaching legend John Wooden died. Update: Or not.

Rod Dreher points out the fragmentation of culture.

Ross Douthat does not buy that the younger generation is idealistic.

Virginia Postrel reads into Barack Obama’s glamour.

Robert Pollock is not sanguine about Turkey.

Actress Rue McClanahan died.

Maddy Dychtwald asks the only reasonable question in light of the Gores’ separation: is marriage doomed forever?

Edward Hall says there should be 8-12 people in a group.

FEATURED ARTICLE:

Paul Duggan reports on D.C.’s drive-by shootings.

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Young Kafka
**ON THIS DAY:**

The Reserve Officer Training Corps was established by the U.S. Congress in 1916.

Anderson Cooper was born in 1967.

Franz Kafka died in 1924.

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