Opening Act: Sounds of Science

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May 8 2012 8:42 AM

Opening Act: Sounds of Science

A fun blast from the distance past, when Dick Lugar was okay with Barack Obama.

At a news conference in July, Lugar was asked about being featured in a Democratic campaign commercial. The Republican senator said the ad was "accurate" and added, "I'm pleased we had the association Sen. Obama describes."
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Matt Yglesias writes about the copyright raj in the wake of Adam Yauch's death.

Kevin Drum sees a darkness.

Henry Decker wants you to chill it already with the Portmanmania.

David Weigel is a Slate political reporter. You can reach him at daveweigel@gmail.com, or tweet at him @daveweigel.