Apologies for thin posts, but the time change (did you reset your clocks?) and the book chat (see preceding post, we went nearly three hours) cut into my blogging time in a major way.
Guardian. One of my favorites is nowhere to be found: the opening sequence from Yojimbo.
Spoonful of Medicine. WTF? Drugs are now being marketed via Twitter?!?
Financial Times. The story is much more damning than its anodyne headline suggests.
New York Times
Andy Kroll, TomDispatch
Gretchen Morgenson, New York Times. In case you wondered why the EU wants to keep US PE firms out. Morgenson is not indignant enough.
Beat the Press
One Salient Oversight
Bloomberg and Financial Times. This is looking more serious, but given Team Obama’s track record, the odds of a climbdown are very high.
Antidote du jour (hat tip reader Gary P):
This is self-taught. Every once in a while, Jake will scour the house, gathering up all his possessions, then carry them around, showing them off to the rest of the family.
I think of him as our Canine Capitalist.