As indicated before, I’m on the road tonight, and connections permitting, will luxuriate tomorrow in the relatively late morning of CST. Here are some remainders of the day:
* Slate‘s Dave Weigel supplies a long list of statements by Michigan Gov. Rick Synder prior to last week indicating a lack of interest in the enactment of “right-to-work” legislation. Suddenly it became the most important thing in the whole wide world.
* Lindsay Graham retreats on support for a constitutional amendment banning same-sex marriage, in favor of that fine old South Carolina tradition of “states’ rights.”
* At Ten Miles Square, John Sides addresses those who are enraged by political scientists’ tendency to minimize the importance of redistricting.
* At College Guide, Daniel Luzer reports on Catholic University’s continued hard line on recognizing LGBT student groups.
And in non-political news:
* Skyfallrated 2012’s worst movie from point of view of glamorizing smoking–even though Bond’s no longer dragging on those English Ovals.
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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.