* Ezra Klein crunches the numbers on the economic recovery numbers being thrown around.
* Forest, trees: Jonathan Bernstein on how representation works.
* "When someone says that most Americans oppose race-based affirmative action, what they really mean is most white Americans oppose it."
* Bachmann may be on the way out, but there's plenty of wacky right wingers in office.
* Explaining the Moon's weird gravity.