Eugene Robinson warns not to “try to make those involved [in the Virginia Tech killings] into archetypes — the gun-wielding loner, the valiant young heroes, the dithering college officials — and fit them into a familiar, comfortable narrative.” But they fit so nicely!

David Ignatius says that if things weren’t bad enough in Iraq, now we have to worry about militant Kurds.

Michael Wilbon takes some pleasure in NBA referee’s suspension.