Wiretap: Putin can have Syria

Wiretap is our daily roundup of stuff we read and that we think you might like to read, too. Lead piece today is blogger Andrew Sullivan’s look on Putin’s move with Syria and the thought that he may have checkmated himself.

Andrew Sullivan writes that if Putin wants Syria, he can have it.

Fact checking Putin’s New York Times op-ed, the American way. The Washington Post.

It’s not just the NRA. It’s the NSSF, which you need to know about. Via The Atlantic.

So, an American congressman writes a letter to the Russian people — in a Russian newspaper. Via Politico.

Does the NYC mayoral race portend a new new left? The Daily Beast’s Peter Beinart thinks so.

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