1. Cotton v. Paul on defining Trumpism. Very rare good piece from a generally very unintelligent writer.

2. For the first time since Russian intervention, U.S. becomes more active player than Russia in the Infertile Crescent

3. Why Trump dumped Abrams

4. The executive and the courts

5. Perfect rebuttal to Scott Alexander’s latest bit of massive missing of the point

6. What DeVos could do on higher ed