A Waste of Gunpowder and Sky

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July 4 2013 11:20 AM

A Waste of Gunpowder and Sky

It's the Fourth of July, and it would be unpatriotic to write words for the Internet today—that would distract from the twin goals of patriotism and beer-drinking. Instead, I'll share this story about the GOP's satisfying yet short-sighted strategy of total opposition to the laws Obama's already signed, and I'll share this:

David Weigel is a Slate political reporter.