I regret I can’t treat at more, um, length, the following weighty matters:
Size Matters; So Do Lies Nate Silver finds that Matt Kibbe, the president of FreedomWorks, speaking of the 9/12 tea party rally in DC, ” did the equivalent of telling people that his penis is 53 inches long.”
Dr. Nobody Again Questions JAMA Disclosure Policies in which Philip Dawdy and Jonathan Leo, a dangerous combination, butt heads with JAMA
Self-Destruct Button, Activiated! Baucus and Conrad decide maybe Joe Wilson had a point after all. Swine Flu Mystery in Healthy Young Puts Focus on Genetics, Deep Inhaling (See also Study: Half Of ICU H1N1 Patients Without Underlying Conditions)
which is as good a lead-in as any to Public Hygiene and Vaccination: They’re Not For You, They’re For…, from Mike the Mad Biologist
“Remember when the Iraq War protests stopped the Iraq War? Yeah, me neither.” Ezra Klein on tea parties.