In which Andrew Sullivan seems pleased to hear that his support for Obama could be bad for Social Security.

Meanwhile, Garance wonders about a possible Obama-Michael Jordan comparison at the JJ dinner, sending shudders of horror through your correspondent, a Knicks fan traumatized by this mid/late-90s Bulls lineup more times than he can bear to recall. (Ron Harper was always the one who struck when you were least expecting it, the little b*stard.)

--Michael Crowley