Mon, 27 January 2014
Twitter says the news is that Trey Radel (R-FL) is retiring because cocaine. Greg Dworkin says it's AP polling showing a drop in negative views of the ACA, but a drop in positive views as well. The State of the Union is tomorrow, so today's the day to find out Everything You Need To Know About what's going to be in it, and who will say what about why it actually sucked. Rep. Cathy McMorris Rogers (R-WA) will give the "official" Republican response to the SOTU, and TPM's Sahil Kapur looks at why, and we look at whether that makes any sense. We learned this weekend that the War on Women is over and women won, which you can tell from the Daily Caller's Free Beacon's "smokes" tag, which brings us to the latest news that the military's got a bit of a libido-controlling problem, too. A rich guy complains that everyone else's complaints are basically Kristallnacht. And we look back and update the Google Bus story, with more on the Uber angle, too. Speaking of private efforts to do what public efforts can't, another newspaper outfit is thinking about compiling a concealed weapon permit database.