The American Conservative. Must-read.
Recode. Interesting on concentration, and Obama Democrats.
Axios. Strategy, the word one suddenly hears everywhere in the chattering classes. A little late…
Because Victorian comic opera has the best words, please indulge me:
When I have learnt what progress has been made in modern gunnery,
When I know more of tactics than a novice in a nunnery;
In short, when I’ve a smattering of elemental strategy, [Hmm, strategy, strategy… Ah! I have it!]
You’ll say a better Major-General has never sat a gee!
But The Intertubes has the best memes:
US foreign policy
— Bence Nanay (@BenceNanay)
You can make an omelette if you do more than break eggs. Although not necessarily. Where’s the spatula? And I smell burning plastic. Why is that pan’s handle right over an open flame? How many things are wrong with this picture?
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Thomas Friedman, NYT. Age cannot wither him, nor custom stale .
Agence France Presse
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Democrats in Disarray
David Leonardt, NYT [pounds head on desk].
Post and Courier
Our Famously Free Press
Margaret Sullivan, WaPo. I wouldn’t have thought it was possible to bemoan tribal politics and treat as a serious venue. But I would have been wrong.
Dave Krieger, Boulder Free Press Blog. Krieger: “The publisher of the Daily Camera spiked my Sunday editorial, so I elected to publish it on another platform:”
Malta Today. .
Police State Watch
Elizabeth Bruenig, WaPo.
The Economist ().
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