He said I was his friend:

— Dave Roberts on the bleak prospects for climate legislation.

— Connecting with nature makes you nicer.

— Even just sticking to MBTA, “Wonderland” is a way better name than “ruggles.”


— Robert Novak’s death seems like a good time to revisit Amy Sullivan’s articles on his horrible ethics and DC media’s perverse indulgence of his bad behavior.

— Kevin Arnovitz on Brendan Haywood’s homophobia.

— “Total Eclipse of the Heart,” in flow chart form.

Last night I watched Nirvana Unplugged on DVD in honor of the last time universal health care died in congress. Max Baucus reminds me of “The Man Who Sold the World”. Or, if you prefer, Bowie’s original.