According to Nate Silver’s latest forecast, the Republicans chances for taking control of the Senate dropped more than ten points from 64 percent to 53.8 percent.
Even if you don’t much like Songs of Innocence, there’s at least one good thing that can come out of all this: the chance it gives us to laugh at largely illiterate kids who are just losing their fucking minds because they have no idea who U2 even is and certainly don’t want them anywhere near their iPhones.
Over the last few years a simplistic brand of Washington groupthink has been termed the “Green Lantern Theory” of presidential power. It is best embodied by simple-minded pundits like National Journal‘s Ron Fournier and the other permanent residents of the Morning Joe roundtable, who think that if Obama just did — something — he could… Read More
An investigation done by The Hollywood Reporter shows that some of the wealthiest areas of Los Angeles have some of the lowest vaccination rates. So low that they rival South Sudan. It’s helping lead to an epidemic of new whooping cough cases — and now that my daughter lives in Southern California, it’s exactly the kind of thing I worry about.