Monday, September 17, 2007

The Daily Digest

The school-choice movement has found a home in New Orleans, which, in the wake of Katrina, has become a magnet for innovation.

Michael Tanner paraphrases Randolph Bourne for Rudy Giuliani and Fred Thompson: "It's hard to be a small-government conservative while favoring more widespread military intervention. War is a big-government program.

Radley Balko explains to Rudy and Fred why you can't be both a federalist and drug warrior: "If ever there were an issue for which federalism would seem to be an ideal solution, it’s the medical marijuana issue, which touches on crime, medical policy, privacy and individual freedom—all the sorts of values-laden areas of public policy that states are best equipped to deal with on a case-by-case basis, and for which a one-size-fits-all federal policy seems particularly clunky and ill-suited."

Obama's new-media team is innovating with LinkedIn.

Alexa is no longer the gold standard for measuring Web site traffic. I prefer Compete.