Pick Six for July 6, 2010

  • Jon Taplin notes the unusual antiwar alliance between Barney Frank and Ron Paul. (TPM)
  • Interview with former astronaut James Bagian on risk and being wrong. (Slate)
  • The final word on seeing the Great Wall of China from space. (James Fallows)
  • Richard Thompson Ford reviews Stuart Buck’s Acting White. (Slate again)
  • John Zogby takes some shots at FiveThirtyEight’s Nate Silver in the guise of sage advice. Silver responds. (HuffPo, 538)
  • Prince has been on the wrong side of history regarding music technology for quite awhile now, but the quotes everyone is pulling from this recent interview really do make him sound like he’s living in an alternate reality. (Daily Mirror)
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