2. I ask you to consider, “For all the Big Tent talk, these Democrats point out derisively, there were only seven women and two blacks among the roughly 60 insiders at last week’s meeting at the Hermitage Hotel ballroom.” Braisted has some other insights into the story in case you can move beyond the sentence I quoted.
4. I was wondering when someone other than Belmont Board Members and anonymous internet commenters would step forward to support Belmont. Finally, one group.
5. The thought that, when I die, the first thing that people remember about me is not that I’m smart and funny, but that I’m fat is depressing to me. The thought that ostensibly progressive people will have no qualms about admitting they at first thought I was the help because of my weight? That part I’ll find hilarious.