Why if we are getting so close to Election Day does it still seem so eternally far away? A question for psychologists, to be sure. Here’s what I have left from today’s sparse news gleanings:
* Charlie Cook joins the parade of observers talking about possible popular-vote, EV divergence.
* Matt Yglesias notes the preponderance of central plains states in those with unemployment below six percent.
* TAP’s Abby Rapoport reports on Georgia’s high-stakes referendum over state authorization of charter schools in jurisdictions that have rejected them.
* At Ten Miles Square, Michael O’Hare argues Google stock drop and demise of Newsweek mine canaries for market crisis over cost and price of content.
* At College Guide, Daniel Luzer suggests we don’t know yet if online degrees will ever be considered equivalent to traditional college degrees by employers.
And in non-political news:
* 49ers coach declined penalty that would have resulted in a safety and a final score that beat the spread–costing betters some serious money.
Time to deal with sleep deprivation issues. Ryan Cooper will be guest-blogging this weekend. And I’ll be back Monday for the penultimate full week before Election Day.