The Best Of The Dish Today

First up, this:

Next up, a reader sends this image:

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And writes:

The ad in the attached screenshot popped up on the BBC site. My subconscious just assumed it was you all. Took a couple minutes before the reality registered.

And what exactly about a saving of $420 reminded you of us?

Anyways (big sigh), today we entered the final, depressing, brutal day of the midterms in a brutally polarized polity. Some thoughts: what it means for 2016 (not much); how the fear factor may be decisive; why Ted Cruz could spoil the GOP’s after-party; and how the one thing that really hangs in the balance is the composition of the judiciary in Obama’s last two years.

Plus: those moderate Syrian rebels? They just capitulated to al Qaeda. As Obama suspected they would (and McCain didn’t). And just in case the news was not completely dispiriting, remind yourself that we have probably passed the point of no return on climate change.

My personal favorite of today’s posts: another fascinating, colorful reader thread on cat-calling.

The most popular post of the day was The Significance Of A Smile; followed by New Feminism; Old Moralism.

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See you in the morning.