Nancy Leong (Denver): The Open Road and the Traffic Stop: Narratives and Counter-Narratives of the American Dream. It’s been a long time coming, but last night it happened: one of the greatest hackers of the 20th Century (or was it just his doppelganger?) went up against Anonymous, greatest hacktivist collective of the 21st Century. From LRB, John Lanchester on Marx at 193. From Wonkbook, an interview with Neal Katyal, acting solicitor general for the Obama administration from May 2010 through June 2011, on Obamacare; an interview with Charles Fried, Reagan’s solicitor general: “Health care is interstate commerce. Is this a regulation of it? Yes. End of story.” (and more); and an interview with Georgetown's Randy Barnett, the key legal thinker developing the case against the Affordable Care Act’s individual mandate. Tom Friedman likes countries to our left — so advocates moving ours rightward. db, March 28, 2012 at 12:54 pm: “I generally find the Roissy crowd’s tactical game advice perceptive, I’d just rather get it minus the eugenics lite worldview.” After seven years, says good-bye.