Richard Cohen becomes about the bazillionth guy to draw parallels between Mike Nifong and Alberto Gonzales.

E.J. Dionne jumps late on the Imus issue, adds nothing, and I’m pretty sure that’s the last we’ll be hearing about that.

Stephen Barr details an utterly revolutionary proposal by the federal Office of Personnel Management that stands to change forever the way the government compensates its employees as they approach retirement. Now workers can invest their bonuses in the Thrift Savings Plan—and just wait for the revamping of “the pension formula involving part-time work by people near the end of their federal careers who are covered by the old Civil Service Retirement System and not the new Federal Employees Retirement System.”