1. Dean Baker is a fucking idiot (hat tip: Scott Sumner).

2. Matt Yglesias is a fucking idiot

3. The Left can’t make up its mind (is it pro-welfare or anti-welfare and pro-price control)

4. Food stamps to be cut

5. reddit receives classified government requests for user info

6. Why Trump leads -and how he might fail

7. The Stanford Review Demands Change

8. How a contested convention would work