Afternoon Reads

That’s it for me, folks, Kathleen Geier will take over for tomorrow. As always, thanks for reading and commenting.

Here are some luxurious weekend tidbits, if you need a distraction from all that sunshine:

1. Whoa.

2. Kevin Drum is very sensible on disability payments.

3. Brad DeLong adds some depth to 20th century economic history.

4. WHOA.

5. Another dang oil spill?!

6. Harry Reid is hinting that they might pare back the filibuster some more, at least for judges.

And check out how your knee-jerk reflex works:

Peace.

Ryan Cooper

Ryan Cooper, a contributing editor of the Washington Monthly, is currently the Washington correspondent for The Week.