Brian Conners: The contempt Republicans show for the general populace is stupefying.
Connecting. The. Dots.: The degradation of democracy continues unabated.
Partially Examined Life: David Brooks "walks in the footsteps of Jean-Jacques Rousseau." And it's as ugly as it sounds.
Richard Day: More childish gun play.
Round-up by William K.Wolfrum; send tips to mbru [at] crooksandliars [dot] com.