Here are some of the people writing about some of the stuff I wish I had time to write about today.
- Editorial: Beggars Banquet in Congress
The need to spend hours in “call rooms” seeking political donations takes away from time actually spent serving constituents.
- Op-Ed Contributor: In Oregon, Myth Mixes With Anger
The West won’t be won by ideologues brandishing guns and seizing government property.
- [toread] How White America’s fear of Barack Obama has made us all worse off
To the extent that Obama, because he’s Obama, will be kept from achieving widely agreed-upon gun control is the extent to which a white gun-violence victim in a white-on-white attack down the road will be killed, indirectly, by racism.
- [toread] There's a simple way to reduce gun violence: Raise the gun age
Young people are responsible for a disproportionate amount of America’s gun violence.