Day’s End and Night Watch

I have to attend to my weekly grocery and pharmacy shopping trip for an elderly woman in my neighborhood in a few minutes (which keeps me in touch with the particular consumer needs I’ll soon be sharing!), but here are some tidbits left over from today’s news:

* Local news reports in Mobile on the horrific beating of a white man by a group of African-Americans paints a far more complicated picture than the one drawn in crayon by conservative bloggers yesterday of an innocent victim of race-mad avengers of Trayvon Martin.

* New poll shows dead heat in Arizona, a state generally assumed to be Romney Country.

* Report indicates that so far, Team Romney has spent just under $30 per vote in the primaries, and just over 200k per delegate.

* Jimmy Carter goes off-message, says he’d be “comfortable” with a President Romney.

* Celebrity White House party-crasher Tareq Salahi mulls another party-crash: considering GOP run for governor of Virginia.

And in non-political news:

* Infidelity-promoting website AshleyMadison offers million smacker reward to anyone who can prove they slept with Tim Tebow. Gird up thy loins, Tim.

That’s all for today, folks!


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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.