Disturbing and purging my mind:

— The financial reporting Pro Publica won its Pulitzer for.

— Also a much-deserved commentary award for David Leonhardt.

— Will Carl Gustav XVI’s visit to Afghanistan be a turning point that restores Sweden to its 17th century great power status?

“For the Greeks, women were naturally ‘hot’ and men were ‘cool’; women needed the cooling power of sex with men to keep from going crazy.”

— Jason Furman on Wal-Mart (PDF).

Fun with DC redistricting.

— The climate fallback plan.

— Roundup on how Randal O’Toole is wrong.

Hosting a seder tonight, so naturally it’s Joy Division “Passover”