By Felix Salmon
May 18, 2011

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Greece: it’s “soft restructuring” time! And no, no one has a clue what that might mean — Reuters

Artisanal Food Fight: London’s Farmers’ Market Showdown — Atlantic

Slate distances itself from, doesn’t link to the article in question. (Slate editor Jacob Weisberg, by contrast, did link to it, on his Twitter.) — Slate

Why running for president as a Republican has become nearly impossible — Reuters

What’s the value of a $2,475 hotel-room upgrade? (Given that DSK can’t accept presents worth more than $100) — Slate

If Arnie’s affair had been public in 2003, California’s deficit would be half as bad today — MoJo

Adventures with blind tasting, Champagne edition — Buzzfeed

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