Sadiq Al-Ali (York): Why Do Youth Become Involved in Gangs? From TPM, Dylan Scott on the all-important Obamacare marketing funding gap; and what good is a conservative fever dream if no one can make a buck off it, right? Behold the “impeachment store” that sells all things impeachment. From the Paris Review Daily, Casey N. Cep on the Last Bookstore. What is it like to be a Nagel? Steve Neumann wonders. Matt Taibbi on Obama's new education proposal: Change, or changed subject? Here is the latest Washington Monthly College Guide and Rankings. Amanda Marcotte on how the wave of abortion restrictions is leading to a wave of clinic closures (and more on free abortions on demand without apology, and more). Plagiarism or coincidence? Writer Daniel Flynn and the Wall Street Journal square off. From TNR, Jonathan Cohn on how the Washington Post prints Tea Party talking points (and more); and so, society is going to hell, no one values anything that isn't material, and fighting a giant war over gay marriage is a loser because our problems run much, much, deeper. Patrick Howell O'Neill on 5 reasons you should be reading the CIA's online magazine, Studies in Intelligence. Ronald Bailey on seven surprising truths about the world: A lot of the bad news you think you know is wrong. Does one dare to drink a smoothie, if one has one or more teeth? A recent investigation bears on that question.

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