Lunch Buffet

As the week draws to a close, here are some quick reads for a leisurely lunch:

* Breaking news: Komen Foundation reverses course, will restore funding for Planned Parenthood. More on this later.

* A new poll from PPP confirms the impression that Romney is heading for a big win in Nevada tomorrow–perhaps even a majority. Danger sign for Newt: his approval ratings are in the tank there.

* Adelson ain’t alone: Sushannah Walshe has a profile of the Wyoming billionaire who’s provided about half of the money for Rick Santorum’s Super-PAC.

* Times‘ Edward Wyatt reports SEC is going easy on big banks in fraud investigations.

* Retired Supreme Sandra Day O’Conner quips about GOP presidential candidates at Alfalfa Club dinner: “[O]ne is a practicing polygamist, and he’s not even the Mormon.”

* Paul Starobin reports at TNR that Elizabeth Warren is routing Scott Brown among female voters, which may provide some lessons for Obama campaign.

Back to regular blogging shortly.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.