precarious abounding

Koran-burning stunt. “Elite media gatekeepers have abandoned their moral mandate to stigmatize uncivil discourse. Many outlets reward it.” —Rick Perlstein

“Obama is losing his grip on the country, because he’s too sane for these times.” —George Packer

Supreme Court decision allowing corporations to spend freely on political causes strengthens an ‘economy of corruption‘ in Congress. Extraordinary that this court could think otherwise. —Lawrence Lessig

“I know if I rest, I’ll slide downhill fast. I laugh at myself trying to keep a bold front. It’s become my habit. I just carry on.” —Lee Kuan Yew, the man who made Singapore