As I warned might happen, we had some publication-timing issues with posts this morning (mainly because Movable Type’s “schedule” function works strictly when it wants), so sorry about that. As you might imagine, this is a slow pre-holiday news day in any event. But here’s what I’m able to serve up from here at the Denver International Airport:

* Hamas/Israel cease-fire announced by Egypt (with HRC present) despite heightened tensions over Tel Aviv bus bombing.

* In home-town op-ed, Boehner vows to continue efforts to “repeal” Obamacare via congressional obstruction. Think stopping this crap should be on the table in the fiscal talks?

* Event held at White House to acknowledge Transgendered Day of Remembrance for victims of hate crimes. Sorta doubt that would have happened had Romney won on November 6.

* Krugman calls Republican intellectuals and pundits who “seem” open to change: “professional seemers.”

* New exotic sport: Romney-spotting

And in non-political news:

* Grinnell basketball player scores 138 points in a single game. Hit 27 (in 71 attempts!) treys..

Back after a flight status check.

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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.