"I esteem DeLong's writings very highly, have learned much from them, and think he is on balance very much a force for good, but there are times when I simply cannot understand how his mind works, and do not particularly want to..." --Cosma Shalizi
Allison Benedikt: "President Obama: Twenty-seven people are dead, 20 of them children…. you said this: I react to news like this, 'not as a president, but as a parent.' God, that is unbelievably wrong. React as a president."