Thank you for taking on me as part of your week, and thank you to all the bloggers and podcasters who make doing this round-up such a joy. There's so much good work going on in the lefty Blog-o-Sphere. That's a wrap!
Mike the Mad Biologist offers some advice to the Democratic Party.
The Rectification of Names looks at the mad skills of Trump the Negotiator.
Politics Plus has a unique take on the role Manafort might have played in the Little Kremlin on the Potomac scandals.
Round-up by Tengrain who blogs at Mock, Paper, Scissors. You can follow Tengrain on the Twitters, too. Send tips, requests, and suggestions to firstname.lastname@example.org (with For MBRU in the subject line).