Today on, Philip Giraldi assessed Washington’s engagement with the Taliban. Rod Dreher listed conservatives worth listening to, noted Israel’s assassination of a Hamas operative, and the woes of a defeated GOP. Daniel Larison also listed the weaknesses of the GOP, questioned Bobby Jindal’s commitment to populist reform, and Scott Galupo and he poked holes in Romney’s assessment of his own defeat. Michael Brendan Dougherty suggested a return to Buchananite principles and Alan Jacobs listed his favorite Wikipedia pages.