“In the end, it will be a race between a tough, smart lady and someone who is obviously a yuge, um, Antonin Scalia School of Law.”
— Krugman in his NYT blog.
Leave aside the question of whether Krugman should have written that line. Would the Times of even five years ago have printed it? Actually, I suppose some might argue that they haven’t printed it, since it’s ‘just’ in a blog. Not that I see the distinction.
(Title explainer for those who need it.)
I’m busy. Read Grimmelmann and Grossman…and of the Karma Police.
See Self-defense against overflying drones (with Zak Colangelo). It’s a quick summary of some of the arguments in our (draft) paper on Self-Defense Against Robots.
I wonder–am I the most liberal guest-poster ever at Volokh’s blog? Must surely be in the top five at least.
Over at South Florida Daily Blog, Rick says it is Closing Time for his local blog aggregator and regional lens.
This is a shame — SFDB was a great asset to the South Florida blogging community of which I am only a very peripheral part. But I’m sure it was an awful lot of work, and he sounds if not burnt out then at least a little toasty.
I’ll miss SFDB. Only consolation is that Rick hung up on a a really successful local blog once before, then come back for a great second act. So can we hope for a third?
Local politics gadfly, “Ladra,” in the course of fulminating about voter suppression in Hialeah, turns to fulminating about people surprised at voter suppression in Hialeah:
Hellllooo? Do you not read Political Cortadito? Do you think I’m kidding? I’m not even exaggerating most of the time.
via Intimidation at JFK starts early in early voting | Political Cortadito.
Yes, she is the blogger Hialeah deserves.