Doyle McManus on immigration reform's moment, Ezra Klein on how immigration policy affects the economy, Matt K. Lewis on Twitter's overcrowding, Chris Murphy on the new NRA, and Sanjay Kumar on India's cultural emergency.
A note to @MarsCuriosity's 1,270,220 followers on Twitter: NASA's intrepid rover is a she. The women behind her massively popular social media presence confirmed today that "she" is the proper pronoun for referring to the Mars explorer.
Let's take a look at the instant pundit reaction to specific segments of the inaugural address, from gay rights and health care to gun violence and climate change.
Instead of just groaning and reading on, a legion of spelling sticklers are using Twitter to try and sweep the web clean.
Getting attention—and clicks—amid the cacophony of Twitter can be difficult, but James Taranto, editor of The Wall Street Journal's OpinionJournal.com and Best of the Web blogger has a maniacally effective (if painful) way of cutting through the noise.
Take it away, @DrSamuelJohnson: "Politickal Priapus Signor Silvio BERLUSCONI does tender his Resignation, doubtless in order to spend Time with other People's FAMILIES."
The rage that has built up in your heart from the suddenly dark afternoons is understandable -- but before you go screaming into the Twitterverse, it might help if you were to have the facts straight. Message to the numerous tweeters who insist on getting it wrong (see our slideshow): this isn't Daylight Saving time -- it's standard time.
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