1. Cassad on the slowdown of the Russian intervention

2. Thomas Friedman is fucking brilliant. Never thought I’d say that. Says a lot about Obama’s persuasion abilities. And Trump’s. Must-read.

3. Trump gets another fact correct about globalization

4. Claims (not all true) about Russia

5. Russia denies

6. The power of nightmares (Rubio lies)

7. Ted Cruz: insufferable stereotypical nerd (Does this guy have the temperament to be President? Is he an autiste? Too high IQ for his own good?)

8. Kasich (hat tip: Roissy)