The Best Of The Dish Today

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“Hello, Daddy,” said Wilde to Whitman, before disappearing off for some alone time. Count me as still grinning.

We focused on the possibility of a legacy-defining opportunity for Obama with Iran. My views here; Trita Parsi’s take here and here.

Why children desperately need more playtime; how the Republicans have done all they can to stymie the recovery; why you need to keep your pot stash out of reach of your dogs – and even more remote if they’re beagles; and the quiet resilience and mastery of Angela Merkel.

Theocon panic!

The most popular post was What Austerity Has Wrought. The Second? My further thoughts last night on this astonishing new Pope.

See you in the morning.