I'm mostly taking the day off to deal with some 24-hour malady. (According to barely-respected online diagnosis sites, it's some acute sinus flare-up. This sort of thing burns out quickly.)
This is no excuse to skimp on links.
The Fordham College Republicans want the movement to move on, accept gays.
Chait says the Santorum campaign is JV. You want to say "hey, it's been good enough to beat Mitt Romney a bunch of times." Perspective, though: The first full-on grapple between Santorum and Romney is the one happening in Michigan.
The CPAC slut-shaming debate continues.
Sasha Issenberg exposes Project Narwahl.
TODAY IN SLATE
The World’s Politest Protesters
The Occupy Central demonstrators are courteous. That’s actually what makes them so dangerous.
The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans
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The Feds Have Declared War on New Privacy Measures From Apple and Google
These “Dark” Lego Masterpieces Are Delightful and Evocative
Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.