Chad Orzel talks to his daughter about the process of creating art:
She went on to explain that the car had been inside the marker, but then she took the top off the marker, and put it on the paper, and the car came out. Which is pretty impressive. She's just about to turn three, and she's already got the Artist-as-conduit-for-something-external line of patter down. I look forward to the next time we get out the Play-Doh, when she'll explain how she looks at a blob of it and then takes away all the bits that aren't an elephant.
Perhaps she could give John Boehner some pointers on how to write a debt ceiling bill. I envision two alternatives:
Either one of those would be better — and more family friendly — than my advice.