Gerry Canavan

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Wednesday Morning Links

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* Only staggering naiveté can save the university now.

* In what labor officials and lawyers view as a ground-breaking case involving workers and social media, the National Labor Relations Board has accused a company of illegally firing an employee after she criticized her supervisor on her Facebook page.

This is the first case in which the labor board has stepped in to argue that workers’ criticisms of their bosses or companies on a social networking site are generally a protected activity and that employers would be violating the law by punishing workers for such statements.

* George Bush, socialist: “I’d Have Endorsed Obama If They’d Asked Me.”

* Democrats hope for Snowe. I’m certain that after the epic beating they just received she’s just desperate to switch.

* And some breaking news: nothing grows forever, not even an economy.