I finally realized who Trump's cadence reminds me of: Joan Rivers. And Cruz screams "Nathan Lane" to me. It's a weird combination.
Slate on serious problems with student evaluations of teachers. Yeah, besides the gender bias pointed out here (which is a little weirder than the lede suggests) student evaluations of teachers were like Yelp before Yelp was Yelp; you praise teachers you like (or worry about), you rip into teachers especially when your grade wasn't what you hoped for/expected.