Some delectations for those of you not already spoiling your lunch with Valentine’s Day candy:

* Herman Cain turns down a chance to appear on Dancing With the Stars. Maybe Tim Pawlenty is available.

* New poll shows Elizabeth Warren with a three-point lead over Scott Brown, even though a third of voters don’t know anything about her.

* Club for Growth endorses Sen. Richard Lugar’s right-wing opponent in May 8 primary in Indiana.

* Jamelle Bouie explores the trajectory of Ron Paul’s campaign.

* Michael Novak doubles down on defense of Joe Paterno’s “moral legacy.”

And, for Valentine’s Day:

* An interview with Delilah, radio’s “Queen of Sappy Love Songs.”

Back to regular blogging soon.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.