This piece by Charles Blow kind of wraps up John Boehner's gang of clowns in one package for the season:
So with Congress going on vacation, so am I. I will return some time during the first week in September. Wife and I are doing the bucket list thing - river cruise on the Danube, and a bus ride from London to Wales, to Scotland, and all around and back to London. My daughter-in-law will fill in with a few news-worthy items as appropriate from her Santa Monica News Bureau - but you have to check it out by going to
Dick Armey (the former House majority leader) is a stupid person's idea of what a thoughtful person sounds like.
-- Ezra Klein