The Daily Wrap

Andrew Sullivan —  Apr 10 2012 @ 10:32pm


Today on the Dish, Maisie compiled reax to Santorum's drop out and I defended the idea that the man had legitimate appeal inside the GOP. Chris thought through the phenomenology of asexuality and implored you to Ask Jennifer Rubin Anything, Patrick posed a tough question for Ross Douthat, and I both sharpened the liberal/neoconservative line on foreign policy and explored a justification for US global military presence. We fit Romney into a chameleon suit and explained the real reason a veep matters. Ad War Update here.

We also checked a new study on Obamacare costs, looked at the View from Your Recovery, explored a quick path to tax simplification, battled with IRS bureaucracy, worried about privacy in a cashless world, cautioned against smartphone addiction, and broke down the evidence about putting head shots in resumes. Student debt exploded and alumni offered loans.

Libya's future was murky and Assad buckled. We questioned the durability of federal marijuana laws, debated pot's creativity-enhancing effects, noted that caffeine could theoretically make you lazy, and warned against the dangers of sitting. The morality of procreation discussion moved away from abstraction, nose erections were a thing, and readers aired thoughts on YA books (here) the comparison between injuries in football and hockey (here and here). Ask Charles Murray Anything (on his marriage equality conversion) here,VFYW Contest Winer here, VFYW here, FOTD here, and MHB here.