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      From the Wall Street Journal: China's economic plan these days reads like a massive security plan. Food security. Energy security. Raw materials security. Supply chain security. Data and tech security. Behind the security obsession is a fundamentally changed relationship w/US https://t.co/1gvtF2DwLG via @WSJ — Lingling Wei 魏玲灵 (@Lingling_Wei) January 13 […]
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  • We’ve broken a new record today in hits to this blog!  Thanks for stopping by everyone.
  • Pay no attention to the exit polls.  Especially in Texas.  They’re meaningless and they just ruin your dinner.  There’s going to be a caucus in Texas anyway so just go about your business until all the votes are counted.  Nothing you can do about it anyway.  Recite serenity prayer.  Do the laundry.  Read a book to the kids.
  • I think this poll is saying that Democrats want a backup strategy in case Obama gets nominated and his magic bubble bursts and there is serious buyer’s remorse.  The convention isn’t until August.  There’s plenty of time.  Democrats seem to be thinking strategically.  Oh, and as for taking the VP spot, if I were Clinton, I’d turn it down.  She’d just be another woman doing her boss’ work for him and not getting any credit.  Let him find another sucker for that task.