Reason Morning Links: Five Flavors of Disaster, Two Flavors of Politician


– A car bombing fails in Times Square.

Floods hit Tennessee and northern Mississippi.

– A leaking pipe disrupts Boston's supply of drinking water.

– The Gulf oil spill is now the size of Puerto Rico.

– Cyberdisasters: Don't believe the hype.

– Former Indianapolis Mayor Stephen Goldsmith gets a new gig as a deputy mayor of New York.

– The New Age politics of Ronald Reagan.