Lunch Buffet

Antibiotics are doing major number on my appetite, but hope yours is good. Here are a few condiments:

* A Mississippi legislator has introduced a bill to rename the Gulf of Mexico the “Gulf of America.” It appears he got the idea from Stephen Colbert.

* Mark Schmitt pens very informative review of a new book on moderate Republicans.

* Ben Adler reports that first morning of CPAC was a Rubio-Fest.

* FBI releases background investigation report on the late Steve Jobs, which it prepared in 1991 when he was up for appointment to the President’s Export Council.

* NY Times publishes yet another profile of Santorum Super PAC benefactor Foster Friess.

* George Will gives Mitt Romney a good thrashing over his defense rhetoric.

* Michael Sean Winters uses phrase “punch in the nose” about twenty times in angry piece about administration’s alleged insults to Catholics. Guess “slap in the face” wasn’t visceral enough.

Back shortly.

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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.