Anyway, I needed the mood improvement because yikes, the news is horrifying right now. But I'm going to share some links about it, anyway. Sorry.
James Fallows, who started his career during Watergate, wrote about why the current situation is worse.
Matt Yglesias wrote about why a "good" replacement for Comey won't fix the mess.
Dave Weigel wrote about the cynical "Merrick Garland for FBI director" idea.
David Roberts turned his tweetstorm about how we overanalyze Trump into an article and it is terrifying and also rings terrifyingly true.
In other topics...
There are 27 National Monuments at risk in the review Trump ordered. This article lists which ones and tells how to comment on whether they should be saved.
And here's how to comment on the proposed gutting of Net Neutrality.
This story about how a couple deals with a serious mental illness is really good.
The psychologist who taught us about implicit bias is now working on how to fix it.
Mika McKinnon wrote about the physics of gala gowns.
I haven't had a chance to read this piece with eight writers talking about how Anne of Green Gables influenced them yet, but I'm looking forward to it. Pumpkin and I are working our way through the series. We've just started Anne's House of Dreams.
For my fellow Hamilton fans:
HEED NOT THE RABBLE— Elsbeth Tascioni (@seelolago) May 10, 2017
WHO SCREAM REVOLUTION
THEY HAVE NOT
AT HEART pic.twitter.com/zEAzrXTt4i
And for my fellow rabbit fans:
Happy weekend, everyone, and Happy Mother's Day to those celebrating it.