Mon, 12 May 2014
Greg Dworkin rounds up the polling news: Dems in southern Senate races are holding their own, and AR's Mark Pryor continues to be referred to as the Senate's most "embattled," despite his consistent lead. Health care polling news update: people still think what they want to think, but that means repeal is still a giant loser. Should the employer mandate be dropped? Press Think captures the absurdity of the NYT crafting a he said-she said piece out of party positions on voter ID laws. Felix Salmon agrees. A quick roundup of Tim Geithner book chatter. And we parse "Obama busted for false facts on Republicans’ filibusters." Follow-up on an Arizona 3-year-old's GunFAIL reminds us to Respect The Culture. Freedom of speech that overwhelms others' rights is bad, even as freedom of religion that overwhelms others' is Teh Awesome. Vox asks if this campaign cash proposal is so crazy it just might work.