Offering asides, recommended links, blogworthy quotations, and more, In Brief is the Northwest Progressive Institute's microblog of world, national, and local politics.

Move King County Now: Vote Yes on Proposition 1!
Quotation

You know what…being a little bit Socialist is like being a little bit pregnant … Pretty soon you give birth to a full blown Marxist.

— Republican Senator Janea Holmquist, speaking today on the Capitol steps to a fiercely anti-Obama right wing crowd