Day’s End and Night Watch

The news cycle gained a bit of speed after all. Here are a few more items:

* At College Guide, Daniel Luzer takes a look at Mitt Romney’s list of education policy advisors.

* Alan Simpson freaks out at California senior group in nasty letter. Touchy, touchy. They may not have as secure a retirement as ol’ Alan.

* Erick Erickson accelerates pity party for Nikki Haley, the victim of racist pinata-beating by union thug.

* Obama campaign running early ads in no small part to test their effectiveness.

* Gallup examines Biden’s popularity, finds it a bit weaker than Obama’s.

And in non-political news:

* Iowa man stopped for drunk driving has zebra and parrot in his truck. In the front seat.

Time to run errands. I’ll see you–virtually–bright and early tomorrow.

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.