Odd day in the news Wednesday, 26 February 2020 18:17:13 CST David-Braverman Chicago, General, Politics (0) Some highlights: The Union of Concerned Scientists report that ride-hailing causes 69% more pollution than the services it displaces. Republican columnist Michael Gerson believes a Trump-Sanders matchup in November would "destroy our politics." Jeffrey Toobin explores the problems with Trump's pardons. Newly declassified documents make it clear that the NSA hoovering up phone metadata didn't accomplish anything, really. Medium tells the story of a $100m company that abruptly ceased operations last fall. Indiana isn't really a better place to do business than Illinois, it turns out. The planet caught a small moonlet about three years ago, and it's still orbiting us. Finally, looking at dating like a marketplace doesn't make a lot of sense in practice.