I’m still working on leftover tailgate food from Saturday evening (UGA 41, Mizzou 20, though the game was much closer than that), and somehow wonder why my pre-holiday diets never seem to pare the waistline.

In any event, here are some news treats:

* First academic study of post-DADT military shows no negative consequences whatsoever.

* The show that never ends: Allen West claims Obama deliberately chose Soviet campaign slogan. Can’t wait for day Mitt campaigns with the crazy dude.

* Krugman reminds everyone that Obama proposed an American Jobs Act, and congressional Republicans killed it pronto.

* Romney claims Obama backing striking teachers in Chicago. Trying to divide “Chicago?”

* Yglesias reports that Mitt has also come out against steps by Fed to boost economy. Should have gotten much more attention than it has.

And in non-political news:

* Box offices register what may turn out to be worst weekend in movie revenues since right after 9/11.

Back after a couple of chores.

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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.