August 6th, 2012

News

Climate change, untouched issues, and megabirds!

FAST FIVE
* Look, if anyone doesn't 'believe' in climate change yet, it's only by choice.
* The White House just doesn't talk about that transparency thing anymore.
* Congress is on its summer break. Here's five issues they didn't get around to.
* Republicans seemingly don't have a problem with millions of Americans going uninsured.
* Why does New Zealand have megabirds anyways?

Politics

srsly

"The central difficulty of covering this presidential campaign — which is to say, of explaining Barack Obama and Mitt Romney's disparate plans for the country — is the continued existence of what we might call the policy gap. The policy gap, put simply, is this: Obama has proposed policies. Mitt Romney hasn't."