Wiretap: Obama’s never heard of the NSA, cuz what is that anyway?

The NSA is everywhere, it’s everywhere. It’s even tapping Angela Merkel’s phone. And the one taking the heat for this is President Obama, who said he didn’t know anything about it. And so the age-old questions begin. What did he know? When did he know it? And aren’t Obama and Merkel supposed to be pals?

Eugene Robinson says that the NSA is out of control. Via the Washington Post.

Dana Milbank wants to know why Obama is in the dark. Also via the Washington Post.

Two views on where we are today with the Obamacare exchanges. Jonathan Cohn via the New Republic. And a critique of Suzanne Somers’— yes, Suzanne Somers! — Wall Street Journal critique, via Business Insider.

New York Times columnist Frank Bruni weighs in on Amendment 66. Surprise: He’s for it.

Glenn Greenwald vs. Bill Keller on journalism and other stuff. If you care about journalism, it’s a must read.

No longer merely a part-time passion for potheads and The Dude-wannabees, marijuana’s future will be determined by women. via The Atlantic

How to write for free and make nothing ($0.00). via New York Times

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