* FREE research relevant to the 2012 election, courtesy of Wiley-Blackwell. FREE FREE FREE!
* Chris Blattman, gracious as ever, with some good advice on blogging.
* From Johnny Ramone’s posthumous autobiography: “I said, “Tommy, we need to get rid of Joey. He can’t play drums.” But Tommy said, “No, he can be the singer.” I wanted a good-looking guy to be the singer. But Tommy said, “No, it will be like Alice Cooper. It’ll be good.”
* Interview with Monkey Cage contributor Erica Chenoweth.