The LA Times deploys its considerable experience in the field of celebrity journalism to offer up the ultimate account of Chuck Norris’ political impact.
Fascinating report on business lobby efforts to scramble as quickly as possible to get the government to improve new rules designed to let them pollute more, and screw over workers and consumers more, in advance of what they expect will be a new Democratic administration. They’re also beefing up on the number of Democratic lobbyists in their employ. I’m hoping someone’s making a list of these new regulatory initiatives to make sure whoever secures the GOP nomination (though it looks increasingly like none of the candidates could possibly win) needs to take ownership of this sort of muck.
As Jim Henley says, just because Gregg Easterbrook believes something doesn’t make it false. Football teams are way more eager to punt than reputable statistical analyses of the situation suggest they should and Arkansas’ Pulaski High School, where the coach was so impressed by the statistical case against punting that he abandoned punting altogether, is having success with their new strategy.