- Andrew Sullivan has a post up about Nigerian rebels contemplating a cease-fire based mainly on an appeal from Barack Obama... interesting. I also found his link between Obama's past as a community organizer, the bottom-up approach his campaign has taken and this news bit. Thoughts on this welcome... need to ponder a bit more myself.
- Hilarious and random, a post on Wonkette yesterday about Ben Smith offing all the other reporters at Politico made me chuckle. Sure, that sounds morbid, but I swear, really, it's some funny.
- Turns out, spell check is a right-wing nutjob afterall! Who knew? After the initial piece that makes me sad, the second bit about Klingons is pretty amazing.
Finally, Purple State had yet another amazing Daily Diversion yesterday, and while I hate to feel like I'm just co-opting their fun, it's below. Feel free to send them some hits by watching the video through their own post here, or just hop over to their main page for some interesting political writing.
Anyway, For anyone who spends too much time on Facebook (like me, he admitted, feeling like a dweeb) or for anyone who doesn't precisely because they're freaked out by the whole thing, this little British video wonder is pretty amazing: