Here and There
Eugene Volokh takes on a pedantic emailer irritated at his use of “the lion’s share” in the way it has been used for the last several centuries rather than the original coinage by Aesop.
Kevin Drum independently draws the same conclusions I do re: the reasonableness of networks’ complaints about Obama’s all-too-frequent prime time press conferences.
Barry Horn reports that Pennsylvania Congressman Bob Brady is proposing to ban Viagra commercials during ballgames. For that matter, “any other male sexual enhancement product from TV and radio from 6 am to 10 pm.” For the children.
At New Atlanticist, I react to reports that National Security Advisor Jim Jones is a wallflower with no work ethic and that Ireland won’t let its combat troops in Chad play soccer because the ground is too hard.