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.