Thursday lunchtime linkage

Here’s a brutally sad story about rich people and pre-K insanity [CNN]
A less sad story about strippers drugging, robbing the rich [AP]
Starbucks is setting up in coffee desert Crown Heights [DNA Info]
Rick Perry continues amazing streak of being as dumb as he looks [NY Mag]
Breaking down how much an UberX driver actually makes [Valleywag]
The Bronx, not Brooklyn, is the wrongful conviction capital of NYC [Runnin’ Scared]
Downtown parking lot to be replaced by luxury hotel [Hotel Chatter]
Counterpoint: Don’t save the Kentile Floors sign [City Lab]