Congressional recess = boring week for bloggers:

— Kate Klonick advances the story of conservative infighting over Sarah Palin.

— Why does Infinite Jest feature all this incorrect French?

— Fairfax County considers becoming a city.

— CakeLove should stop being stupid.

— The economic history of the world in one chart.

Song of the day—I’m not a big hip-hop guy normally, but I’m totally digging Major Lazer. Here’s “Hold the Line”.