1. NYT Commenters Suck ISIS Caliph’s Black Cock (seriously, this is a pathetic sight, far worse than GOP Reagan-worship, which I’m not a huge fan of, either)

2. The lessons of 1824 (watch out, GOPestablishment!)

3. The civil war between rebels and al-Nusra reintensifies

4. Tweet of the day

5. Claims about Senegal

6. From the guy who said “Paul Krugman is Always Right”

7. How gaffe-hunting created Trump

8. Growth mindset in practice