I break my rule against listicles for this special occasion.
10. HR 6364: The World War I Centennial Commission Act
8. HR 4212: The Drywall Safety Act of 2012
5. HR 2453: Mark Twain Commemorative Coin Act
The last one sounds less small-beer than the other nine, right? I include it to show that Congress could pass a wide-ranging, controversial bill in pretty short notice, after all.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Irritating Confidante
John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.
My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s
Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee
The Simpsons World App Is Finally Here
I feel like a kid in some kind of store.
Driving in Circles
The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.