• The New Repubilc’s Chris Orr is worried about that totally platonic affection he had for Dumbledore now that he’s come out of the closet.

• It seems that a NASA report on airplane safety is the new “Don’t ask how sausage is made.”

Among other results, the pilots reported at least twice as many bird strikes, near mid-air collisions and runway incursions as other government monitoring systems show, according to a person familiar with the results who was not authorized to discuss them publicly.

Still sounds safer than my driving. You lucky passengers know who you are.

• Forget the Brownback votes, Chuck Norris endorses Mike Huckabee.

• The Washington Post calls the GOP primary race “intriguing.” That’s one word for it. Another is fruitless.