1. If Trump was Black, would the media be more or less hostile to him?

2. How the South rose again

3. Morale effects of pay inequality

4. NYT commenters defend Obama’s executive overreach, because it’s their president, and he can’t get his proposals through Congress. Politics is war by other means.

5. Rand Paul calls for indictment of Her

6. Machine politics in southern Texas. Mexicans are thus the longest-lasting Democrat voter demographic (1922-today), other than Eastern Kentuckians (at least the 1860s-today, but soon ending).

7. Watching Barack Obama rip Aleppo apart

8. Carl Diggler defends a new cold war