– If restaurant owners in Seattle are upset about our new minimum wage, they have the example of one Minnesota job creator.
– I had no idea who Brian Dunning was before this, but yikes.
– Put simply, there are two sets of rules: one for liberals and Democrats, the other for conservatives and Republicans. The former are supposed to be fair-minded and rule-abiding, as befits a tradition that harkens back to the likes of Jefferson, Madison, Montesquieu and Locke. The latter are expected to be Nixonian streetfighters—whatever they do is “just politics,” and “everybody does it,” so there’s “nothing to see here.”
– There is no Obama Doctrine, and that’s probably a good thing.
– I am excited about Romeo and Juliet at SAM Sculpture Park, but we as a society need to stop calling it “the greatest love story ever told.” You know what’s a greater love story? Literally any story that doesn’t end with a 13 year old girl killing herself.*
– I’m not much of a drinker or in particular a beer drinker, but even I noticed this at Mariners games.
* I’m calling that not a spoiler, but I did have to think about it.