Day’s End and Night Watch

Quite a day thanks to the Supremes, who will be in our thoughts for the next three months or so while they put together their ruling on ObamaCare.

* Jon Cohn’s account of today’s Supreme Court oral arguments has the perfect headline: “Well, That Could Have Gone Better.”

* Lead homicide investigator in Trayvon Martin case wanted to file manslaughter charges against George Zimmerman but was overruled by prosecutors. Guess the facts exonerating Zimmerman weren’t as obvious as we’ve been recently led to believe, eh?

* Geraldo Rivera sorta kinda apologizes for “hoodie” ruminations about Trayvon Martin. I think his underlying message is: “I forget sometimes how influential I am.”

* At College Guide, Daniel Luzer discusses the high likelihood of civil suits against Penn State in Sandusky scandal, and tells us about Conservative Teen magazine.

* EPA poised to issue regulations on emissions of greenhouse gases by coal plants. Expect a big conservative shriek-a-ganza when this becomes official.

* Big financial fraud lawsuit filed against evangelical broadcasting network TBN. Juiciest detail involves 100k mobile home for Crouch family’s dogs.

And in more purely non-political news:

* The case for not watching Hunger Games.

Tonight I’ll consume the rest of the buzz out there about the Supreme Court’s oral arguments, getting ready for tomorrow’s closer.

Selah.

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.