I was at a conference, so I haven’t been able to collect a whole lot of links. Feel free to add any interesting links you like.
Boys do cry: right after vanquishing his opponent at the polls, President Obama slaughters one of the most pernicious gender myths that which is that men don’t have emotions. Just imagine how many health issues could be avoided if men allowed themselves to express their emotions at least once every 4 years.
Yale loses its horrible President Levin but immediately appoints somebody who is not much better. Another fail, Yale!
A great response to my post on whether communism can be expected to work.
Right-wing meltdown. The problem is that after they melt, they will once again turn solid in the exact same shape and form as before.
A phenomenal show from Colbert. I laughed from beginning to end.
“No, you cannot have your country back. America is moving forward. That’s the message voters sent the Republican Party and its Tea Party wing Tuesday night when they re-elected President Obama and strengthened the Democrats’ control of the Senate. If your idea of America’s power structure is rooted in a 1950s or even a 1920s sensibility, here’s an update: that America is no more. Republicans are trying to hold back a storm surge of demographic change with a white picket fence. Good luck with that.”