Update on Chilean Miners

Via the BBC:  Drill reaches trapped men in Chile mine.

The good news:  the rescue bore hole has reached the miners.

The bad news:  it will take another 6 weeks to make the make the it large to use to rescue the miners.

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Steven L. Taylor is a Professor of Political Science and a College of Arts and Sciences Dean. His main areas of expertise include parties, elections, and the institutional design of democracies. His most recent book is the co-authored A Different Democracy: American Government in a 31-Country Perspective. He earned his Ph.D. from the University of Texas and his BA from the University of California, Irvine. He has been blogging since 2003 (originally at the now defunct Poliblog). Follow Steven on Twitter