The lightbulb’s gone out:

— Anti-immigrant leader assaults mimes.

White riot.

— The reconciliation sidecar contains crucial student loan reforms.

— Settlement construction undermines American credibility.

— Some interesting ideas from Judith Butler about war, grieving, and empathy.

— People are mostly treating it as a joke, but I think the hypothesis that financial markets would be less nutty if the field weren’t so male-dominated has a lot going for it.

I’m going to see Spoon tonight. Here’s “Written in Reverse”.