Rick Perlstein, who wrote the magisterial Nixonland, reminds us that society's fringe element has always been good at drawing attention to itself. The mainstream media usually obliges.
Will Rahm Emanuel quit his gatekeeper role at the White House and run for Mayor of Chicago? That would be one of his best ideas yet. Go ahead, Rahm; you might as well resign now to get a head start. Theyoungturks run down a few reasons why so many progressives loath Emanuel (via MyDD).