1. This Pascal-Emmanuel Gobry post did not get enough attention when it came out. It has lots of good stuff. One especially important observation: the GOP’s lack of a middle-class agenda makes it easier for their opponents to portray them as the party of white identity politics.
2. Ramesh Ponnuru explains what is wrong with Rand Paul’s agenda.
3. I was late getting to this little bit of shameless self-promotion a I shared some On The Square thoughts about why people who oppose a permanent legal underclass should also oppose the Gang of Eight bill.