The Moderate Voice: Given its history, Germany feels a moral imperative to help refugees from Syria and Iraq. What about the U.S.?
Shakesville: Why progressives should to hold themselves to a higher standard.
Lawyers, Guns and Money: Plutocrats joke about record-high American income inequality.
Speaking of which, your quote of the day:
“I think it's fine to talk about those things in quiet rooms.” (Mitt Romney, on questions about income inequality, January 2012)
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.