Your end-of-day what the fuckery comes courtesy of Scott Brown, former Massachusetts senator and current New Hampshire Senate hopeful, despite having, you know, no actual ties to New Hampshire.
• French researchers have found that listening to love ballads can make women more likely to accept a date from an "average" young man. In order to test this, they played their subjects music by Francis Cabrel and Vincent Delerm.
• Chinese officials are considering a ban on eating dogs and cats. Although dog meat has been consumed in the country for thousands of years, the past decade has seen a growing backlash from middle class pet-owners. •
Forget experience, ideas, even trucks. The real political asset these days is something human and hopefully "available:" the daughter.