Reason Morning Links: Weather Disasters, Technological Disasters, Political Disasters


• Snow shuts down D.C.

• Uncertainty after a deadly explosion in Connecticut: "They're calling the hospitals, hospitals tell them to call the police, police tell them to call the Red Cross; nobody has this information."

• One of the most scandal-ridden candidates in recent memory withdraws from the Illinois lieutenant governor race.

• Haitians protest corruption in the distribution of aid.

• No surprise here: Self-proclaimed spending hawks don't want to cut their favorite spending.

• South Carolina requires "every member of a subversive organization" to register with the government.