No More Mister Nice Blog: A specter is haunting Ross Douthat. To exorcise it, he recommends the opiate of the masses.
Digby: First Lady Laura Bush gave the commencement address at Alabama’s Enterprise High School one year after the devastating tornado there. Sixty years after Brown v. Board of Education, First Lady Michelle Obama is persona non grata on graduation day in Topeka.
Hinterland Gazette: CNN wonders if the Ku Klux Klan can rebrand itself after Kansas shootings.
Balloon Juice: Newly released documents showing the inner working of the right-wing media echo chamber during the Clinton presidency will seem familiar.
Speaking of which, your quote of the day:
“Why is Chelsea Clinton so ugly? Because her father is Janet Reno.” (John McCain, 1998)
Guest blogging Mike's Blog Round this week is Jon Perr from Perrspectives. Send your tips, recommendations, comments and angst to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.