From Cato Unbound, Robert Levy on District of Columbia v. Heller: What’s next? Forget veepstakes: The consideration of potential Cabinet picks would create a better presidential race. A blog, a flight attendant, and a firing: When a Delta employee had a little fun on her personal Web diary, her career was forced to make an emergency landing. What’s left of Confucianism? Daniel A. Bell wants to know. From FT, a review of books on China, Tibet and the Dalai Lama. In decades of linguinsania, Deirdre McCloskey has tried to learn a second language, everything from French, Greek and Latin to German, Scots Gaelic and Sanskrit, with no success — but she's still not resigned to monolingualism. Why does anyone learn Esperanto? Overgrown frat boys, cheesy pick-up artists, overly sensitive cry-babies? What's going on with straight men's sexuality? One-armed vegetarian live-in boyfriends: The quest for this year's sexy swing demographic. How bad will it get? An interview with William Poole, former president of the Federal Reserve of St. Louis. A new model explains why we overestimate our future choices. Katharine Weymouth tells Portfolio how she plans to save the family's flagship brand and—she hopes—reinvent the industry. Want Obama in a punch line? First, find a joke. A survey of Obama in pencil, ink and paint shows artists are struggling to get the brother right.

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