1. ((((((Invade the world, invite the world.)))))) The NYT commenters are largely, but not entirely, sensible on this one. Trump 2016!

2. Ted Cruz fact of the day. Trump 2016!

3. Whiny editorial of the day. Trump 2016!

4. Toilets or smartphones? Trump 2016!

5. The rise of Manhattan real estate. Trump 2016!

6. The post-2004 productivity stagnation is real. Trump 2016!

7. Police often corrupt. Trump 2016!

8. Caplan (longue duree) beats Cowen (“news junkie”) as well as Trump 2013.