Last Week's Top 5 Hits at


These were the most popular columns last week:

A Drug Raid Goes Viral: A violent drug raid posted to YouTube catches fire online. But the only thing unusual about the raid is that it was caught on video, by Radley Balko (5/11)

Our Unsustainable Debt: America is on the verge of financial disaster, by Veronique de Rugy (5/11)

Paul Ryan: Radical or Sellout? The GOP's rising fiscal policy star is too cautious for radical economic reform yet too radical for his own party, by Peter Suderman (5/10)

Meeting Stupidity with Stupidity: For every action, there is an equal and opposite overreaction, by Steve Chapman (5/10)

The Bounds of Silence: Obama's Supreme Court pick looks wobbly on freedom of speech, by Jacob Sullum (5/12)