Brendan and Rachel are yet more proof that voting matters.
Ramona's Voices: The main function of the Iowa Straw Poll is to draw in money for the Republican Party and for the towns in Iowa that hold the straw polls. And the press falls all over itself to turn it into something it's not now and never will be.
AmericaBlog: Will the Internet make you stupid? Or, you know, stupider?
Shakesville: Tim Pawlenty was a total floater.
Round-up by William K. Wolfrum; send tips to mbru [at] crooksandliars [dot] com.