Kevin Drum is one of the high-candlepower sources in public deliberation. This did not begin my day well. My aunt succumbed to this disease fifty-odd years ago, and one bright spot here is that Kevin’s prospects are so much better than hers. Another is Kevin’s completely unwhiny, thoughtful affect. Get better, Kevin, and my best to Marian. And the cats.
Why we should fund medical and all science research more, I leave for another post.