1. The Onion mocks high speed rail.
2. Top ten Republican thinkers? All but two of these - George Will and Newt Gingrich - are just pundits and/or TV personalities, not thinkers in the sense of public intellecturals. And the rest make for a rather sad list.
3. Kim Jong Il managing by walking around and looking at things. Perhaps he should write an airport book to generate some much-needed foreign currency?
4. Red light cameras illustrate the principal-agent problem between voters and their elected representatives.
5. More TSA wear.
Hat tip on #3 to Lars Skipper
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