* More speech reaction: Fred Kaplan on where the president goes next on national defense. Frank James sees the shades of gray.
* On the infrastructure, and why our bridges keep falling apart.
* Good read: the other questions about examining female sexual desire. (Courtesy pictsy.)
* And what if the culture war is really about masturbation?
* Jonathan Bernstein has a pretty scathing explanation of Senator McCain.
* in case you missed it: Graham Norton hosted an impromptu Fresh Prince reunion.