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Link Roundup: Baseball and Health Care, Greenwashing, Improving the Polls

Billy Beane, Newt Gingrich, and John Kerry write an op-ed. (No, that's not the beginning of a joke.) Here's the link to the piece, which uses baseball to discuss health care.

Fred Pearce (Confessions of an Eco-Sinner: Tracking Down the Sources of My Stuff) launched his new Greenwash column for the Guardian this week. Also check out Pearce's interview with Emily Rooney on Greater Boston.

Tom DeWolf ponders race and political endorsements.

The Cleveland Plain Dealer looks at the Blue Cotton Gown.

"Who would you vote for if the election were held today?" David Moore explains how to improve on what is seemingly the simplest of polls.