Lunch Buffet

Slow political news morning. Guess we need some more polls. But here’s what I got in the pantry:

* SCOTUSblog offers “half-time report” on oral arguments in the Texas college admissions case; assumed swing Justice Kennedy very quiet so far.

* Jack Welch doubles down on BLS Truther tweet in WSJ op-ed.

* At TNR, Andrew Goldman traces Romney’s hatred of non-friendly media to war with Globe in 1994.

* Today’s Gallup Tracking has (in rolling 7-day average) Obama and Romney tied at 48% among LV’s, Obama back up 50-45 among RVs; and Obama’s latest job approval rating at 53% (w/ 42% disapproval).

* In Vegas stump speech for Obama, Bill Clinton greets “old moderate Mitt. Where you been, boy?”

And in sorta non-political news:

* Bristol Palin makes DWTS double-elimination cut despite lowest judges’ scores.

Back after some quick chores.

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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.