- Good news: Radley Balko will be writing about criminal justice and civil liberties for the Washington Post. For too long, the conventional wisdom has held that we should always be more afraid and police always need more power. I sincerely hope this is starting to crack.
- This afternoon, President Obama gave a speech focusing on income inequality. I don’t know how he intends to change anything given this Congress, but I’m glad he’s talking about it. The Republicans will declare him the second coming of Karl Marx and Joseph Stalin no matter what, so what does he have to lose?