Welcome to the Politicus Pulse. Here are the links you need to see to get your day started off right. Consider this a cup of coffee for your mind.
Climate of Denial (Rolling Stone)
Can science and the truth withstand the merchants of poison?
Michele Bachmann’s Holy War (Rolling Stone)
The Tea Party contender may seem like a goofball, but be warned: Her presidential campaign is no laughing matter.
My Life as an Undocumented Immigrant (NYT)
A reporter talks about his illegal American dream.
Governor Rick Perry Is Peddling Texas Snake Oil (Creators)
Toward the end of George W.’s right-wing presidency, national columnist and Texas icon Molly Ivins wrote, “Next time I tell you someone from Texas should not be elected president of the United States, please pay attention.”
Laika the Space Dog Wins the Future, or: President Sets a Price-Level Target in a Depression, FDR 1933 Edition (Rortybomb)
Just how much did FDR do to combat the Great Depression?
Life During Wartime – Talking Heads