By lambert strether
“It suddenly struck me that that tiny pea, pretty and blue, was the Earth. I put up my thumb and shut one eye, and my thumb blotted out the planet. I felt very, very small.”
E.B. White: The Moon Landing , New Yorker, July 26, 1969
GOP Delays Start of Convention WSJ. It’s an ill wind…
Death metal, the sound of Tampa, won’t be heard at Republican convention Reuters. Where’s Hunter Thompson when we need him?
For RNC week: No more eviction notices Tamba Bay Times (KL). Sherrifs overloaded.
Dems on track to break records with LGBT convention delegates Washington Blade (CB)
AP interview transcript with President Obama HuffPo. “I’m prepared to make a whole range of compromises, some of which I get criticized from the Democratic Party on, in order to make progress.” (Yep.)
So, Mitt, what do you really believe? Economist. Ouch.
Lid Blowing Off Romney Tax Secrecy Angry Bear
Box Office Shocker: Anti-Obama Doc Bests Other New Films on Friday Hollywood Reporter
Full Recovery by 2018, says the CBO Conversable Economist. I can hardly wait!
Will Stock Markets Survive? Macrobusiness
Chris Hedges on ‘Empire of Illusion’ and a Vignette of The Fall of Berlin 1945 Jesse’s Café Américain
Israel breaks silence over army abuses Independent
Men, Who Needs Them? Op-Ed, Times
The Citizen Kane Era Returns David Sirota, Harpers
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Antidote du jour: The cat in the wat (from my visit to Thailand)