Mike's Blog Round Up
February 14, 2016

Lance Mannion: Where Trump and Sanders come from.

Informed Comment: The GOP’s anti-government line created Trump.

Echidne of the Snakes: Meet the new Koch plan.

Balkinization: Flint and the right of local self-government.

Slacktivist: I do not care for primary season.

This installment by Batocchio. E-mail tips to mbru AT crooksandliars DOT com.

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