Read Stuff, You Should: Scott Walker's Foreign Policy

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1. The problem (or perhaps the benefit?) of certain kinds of religious freedom is that they can cut both ways. Over at Mother Jones, Stephanie Mencimer is tracking how Satanists and others are taking advantage of their new-found rights.

2. Conor Friedersdorf at The Atlantic on Scott Walker, foreign policy, and what Republican candidates are actually promising.

3. Vox’s Matt Yglesias tracks down a conspiracy theory about Harry Reid.

4. Paul Waldman isn’t impressed with Carly Fiorina’s credentials.

5. Steve Kornacki makes the case (such as it is) for Martin O’Malley.

6. “What Indiana Could Learn From Utah About Gay Tolerance,” from Jonathan Rauch at Time.

7. Annie Lowry on the “Sexism You Can’t Quite Prove.”

8. And Dan Larison over at The American Conservative argues that even skeptics underestimate how foolhardy a U.S. strike against Iran would be.

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