Apologies for thin links. I need to get on a different schedule, something that is less out of whack with normalcy, and this is going to necessitate a cutback in posts over the next few days.
Defenders and Demonizers of Credit Default Swaps Rajiv Sethi (hat tip reader Sundog)
The WP: Obama close to reversing Holder on civilian trials Glenn Greenwald, Salon. More evidence of the “Obama as wuss” theory.
The Euro Has Been a Smashing Success George Melloan Wall Street Journal (hat tip reader Swedish Lex)
Trading Away Productivity Alan Tolenson and Kevin Kearns. New York Times
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