JAMES TARANTO ON HARRY REID: “He has a propensity for saying things that are splenetic, inappropriate and ignorant, such as his embarrassing series of claims a few years ago that Clarence Thomas was unintelligent. This, however, raises a question that has long puzzled us about Reid: How did such an unappealing man who says so many foolish things get so far in politics? . . . Still, his success to this point seems something of a miracle–an inspiration to dour, foolish men everywhere.”

But now he faces an Armenian nightmare.