The mere thought of tweaking the Constitution's 14th amendment sent ripples of outrage and sarcasm throughout Twitter. Once media types settled down, however, they asked a more basic question: what, exactly, was in that amendment?

Dave Weigel attempts to set the stage...

Fight about 14th amendment pretty amazing example of how conservatives are shifting debate parameters as liberals gawk.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck


...while Josh Marshall wonders if we'd even miss it.


I mean,really,whats the 14th Amendment done 4 us lately? Has its day passed? Shud it make way 4 new amends? only so much room in constituionless than a minute ago via web


Brian Beutler thinks we could go further.

Alternatively, we could repeal Article I, Section III, and amend the rest accordingly.... Just sayin. Maybe we should hold hearings?less than a minute ago via TweetDeck


Matt Yglesias, meanwhile, got a little off track.

Why do law professors just publish on whatever while normal professors specialize? They're like bloggers!less than a minute ago via TweetDeck


And in other news, blogger Jesse Taylor tosses his lot in with the skeptics.

Brett Favre retires; Seattle Seahawks start printing Favre jerseys in anticipations of next week's announcment.less than a minute ago via web


Moody Looner considers buying a venerable magazine brand, then reconsiders.

Wait, Newsweek was sold for $1? Hell, I could have doubled that offer. And yeah, gotten ripped off.less than a minute ago via TweetDeck


Roger Ebert must have gotten his hands on a highly-sought itinerary
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Palin jetting to Arizona on inspection tour of Brewer, McCain cajones.less than a minute ago via SocialOomph


And, to come a bit late to a huge Twitter meme: what if a Kanye West tweet were paired with a New Yorker cartoon? [Via]