- Here is a pretty good, reasonable, level-headed analysis of the entire Scott Beauchamp controversy over at Slate.
- Speaking of level-headed analysis, here is Mark Kleiman on No Child Left Behind.
- Ruben Navarrette of the San Diego Union-Tribune defends Obama’s much-maligned foreign policy prescriptions. TPM’s Reed Hundt has more.
- Paul Sonne argues for Foreign Policy that the IOC should do a better job of selecting Olympic sites.
- Things continue to heat up between Russia and Georgia.