6-8-2010 The Day in Review

Bill “Pot” Clinton calls out David “Kettle” Vitter for acts of sexual deviancy.

The New York Times investigates how Iran evades sanctions.

David Brooks worries about the lack of emphasis paid to the humanities.

People really, really hate Congress.

Daniel Klein says liberals are bad at math, Nate Silver retorts.

Ezra Klein wants new computers for government workers.

Mitch Daniels may be gearing up for 2012.

John Cole defends Helen Thomas, meanwhile a Kuwaiti journalist defendsIsrael’s actions.

Barack Obama says angry stuff about BP.

Interracial marriage is on the rise.

James Kwak criticizes the teaching of economics in college for pro-Republican bias.

Rod Blagojevich: still an embarrassment. Also, he has the same lawyer R. Kelly did.

Chris Cilizza previews the day’s primary contests. Orly Taitz apparently may win. Oy.

Roger Ebert reflects on race in his lifetime.

But what if sociologists wrote the news?

Pulse News Reader pulled from the App Store.

Walter Russell Mead wonders if Turkey is leaving the United States. Ross Douthat wants an Israel strategy.

Felix Salmon shakes his head at those who cannot admit mistakes. Kathryn Schultz expounds on the topic.

Matt Welch worries about the effects of “objectivity” on the press corps.


Foreign Policy Magazine rounds up a whole bunch of opinions (including from Stanford’s Abbas Milani) one year after the Iranian elections.

Old Hickory

James Earl Ray was arrested for the assassination of Martin Luther King, Jr. in 1968.

Dilbert cartoonist Scott Adams was born in 1957.

Muhammad died in 632, and Andrew Jackson died in 1845.

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