You can almost hear the conservative consensus about Boston and the lackadaisical Obama regime forming.
The suspect in the Boston Marathon bombings killed in a shootout with police received welfare benefits from the state up until last year, when he became ineligible based on family income.
In related news: Keep tracking the mysterious story of the “Brown student Saudi national.”
James Pethokoukis perfects the “Bush was pretty okay” Slatepitch:
Mexican presidents serve single, six-year presidential terms. And Bush’s six-year economic record, from 2001 through 2006, was OK, actually. GDP growth was 2.7%, roughly at trend.
But I’m pretty convinced by Keith Hennessy’s argument that George W. Bush is smarter than me.
If you’re not bored senseless by the current 202/212* discussion of Women Leaders and Sexism, my colleague Hanna Rosin managed to get an extraordinary piece out of it.
The government’s blowing around $1 million every year on empty accounts that haven’t been closed because they need to be audited.
And Mark Sanford’s going out in the boldest possible way. Not quite sure why a special election voter would be so scared of Pelosi, though; the outcome in SC-1 can’t possibly make her speaker.
*The DC and Manhattan area codes, of course.