Another failure of privatization: for-profit food inpectors are responsible for millions of food-born illnesses every year. Let's gets something clear: private companies seek to increase their profits by doing a half-assed job. It should be considered a law of physics or something; a fundamental and unshakeable truth, like the speed of light.
Although it obviously wasn't his intention, Andrew Sullivan makes a damned good case for not following his live-blogging of the VP debate tonight.
Darrell Issa teases jobs truthers.
Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard puts the rhetorical smackdown on a sexist. It's a thing of beauty.
And that's going to be it. Short one because of the debate tonight.
[cartoon via McClatchy Newspapers]