By Dylan Matthews
Today, Ezra compared the risks of the "top kill" and of climate change, I argued that freezing federal wages hurts the regulatory state, Jonathan looked at why libertarians are portrayed as extreme, and Kate outlined the economic benefits of pricing carbon.
1. Commenters (correctly) pointed out that the Fair Elections Now Act lacks matching funds, meaning it's not as vulnerable to a constitutional challenge as the Arizona law. My mistake, but this underscores a weakness of the proposal.
2. Keith Hennessey on defined benefit pension plans.
4. Length of unemployment across the country.
5. How hard is it to say you support the Civil Rights Act?
Dylan Matthews is a student at Harvard and a researcher at The Washington Post.
May 27, 2010; 6:30 PM ET
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