blogs on two issues that I was going to blog on, so I'll just let him do it, i.e. the departure
of Lt.Col John Nagl from the Army and Matthew Yglesias's takedown
of Tim Russert. ... Both institutions -- the Pentagon and Fourth Estate -- need major reforms. ... One other blog post to point out is this one
on why it's so tough for a black to run for any major office that requires a lot of white votes. Even the mere mention of race harms a black candidate like Obama, Egan notes. The main institutional culture opposing Obama, aka the Clinton campaign, knows it. It's why Obama can't afford a 'tit for tat' feud. ...