Alison Bechdel brilliantly defines habeas corpus in terms a grade-schooler could understand. If only Dubya were as smart as grade-schoolers.
And speaking of Alison Bechdel, her new graphic memoir is one of the most brilliant pieces of new literature I have ever read. Run, don’t walk, to your nearest bookstore and buy Fun Home. Listen to NPR’s story about it (and her) here.