- Fred Kaplan breaks down the parallels between the British withdrawal from India and a future US withdrawal from Iraq over at Slate.
- Peter Carlson pens a pretty entertaining farewell to the absurdist tabloid that was the Weekly World News.
- The quotes in this article from Idaho Rep. Bill Sali need to be read to be believed. Honestly.
- Atul Gawande has some words of wisdom on medical malpractice (via Overlawyered).
- Daniel Gross rips Rudy Giuliani’s health care plan to shreds. And rightly so. This thing is awful.