Felix Salmon has a great post in which he links to some great journalism from NPR, and I’d love to talk about it but I am just too distracted by this picture:

I see only three explanations for this picture:

1. John Thune is bribing an AP photographer.
2. John Thune is chosen by God to lead us to a messianic age.
3. John Thune is the Icarus II:

We report, you decide.