Veterans Day Eve Mailbag
Middle school, sanewashing, old books, and more
Hey folks, got a slightly off schedule this week. Saturday is Veterans Day, but Friday is a federal holiday in observation of Veterans Day so we’re going to do a federal holiday re-run post tomorrow and a mailbag today.
At any rate, the major good news of the week is obviously the wins for abortion rights in Ohio and for America’s Favorite Moderate Democrat in Kentucky. But we also got some cool YIMBY electoral wins in Maryland. Really bold zoning reform proposal in Milwaukee — would love to see this happen and of course would love to see similar ideas take hold in higher-demand places. I’m excited about the launch of the BluePrint 2024 project, which I think is going to bring a little more sanity to Democratic message-testing. You shouldn’t pay too much attention to quarterly productivity data, but the latest quarterly productivity data was really good. Interest rates are now expected to start falling soon. Gasoline prices have reversed their war scare spike from a month ago. Congest…
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