The Daily Grind
8:47 AM, Jun 30, 2010 • By MARY KATHARINE HAM
A great week for the left. The JournoList archives have a price of $100K on them, and Markos Moulitsas is suing his pollster, who is in turn countersuing him! Now, back to your regularly scheduled programming about divisions within the right.
Perhaps Russia should spy in the UK for vodka-making tips.
You could own the humble abode of Ted Kennedy, liberal lion and man of the people, for a cool $8 mil.
70 days later: Obama accepts international assistance for oil spill.
From the Blagojevich circus: Tom Balanoff, head of the SEIU in Illinois, testified today that Obama called him the night before the 2008 election to say that while he would not be taking a public position, he believed Valerie Jarrett would fit his standards of being good for Illinois and able to hold the seat in 2010. Balanoff quoted Obama as saying: "I would much prefer she [serve in the White House] but she does want to be Senator and she does meet those criteria."
Democratic activists are all hands on deck for Macaca moments.
Matt Yglesias and the virtues of...the free market? "Over the past forty years we’ve seen a huge increase in the scope of activities for which public policy now recognizes that prices, rather than regulatory rationing, are the best way to allocate scarce resources. Parking spaces remain a sad exception to that rule."
Elena Kagan on use of international law in Supreme Court rulings.