Don’t know about you, but my lunch plans include a Ritz cracker or two in honor of Andy Griffith, who died today.
Otherwise, the news pickings are slim:
* Dave Weigel notes that the Luntz phrase “patient-centered care” has popped back up into Republican discussions of their own health care policies.
* Chris Christie, probably detecting need for groundswell from his media fans, breaks rules by announcing availability for Veep gig.
* Anticipation building early for Friday’s June Jobs Report, expected to be relatively sour.
* Illinois Rep. Joe Walsh disparages war record of opponent Tammy Duckworth, Iraq war vet and double amputee. Salon‘s Joan Walsh (presumably no relation) calls him “America’s most offensive congressman.”
* Greg Sargent evaluates trajectory and purpose of Obama campaign’s Bain ads.
And in non-political news:
* Analysts mull decline and probable fall of the BlackBerry.
Back to regular blogging shortly, but first a brief stroll down memory lane: