Day’s End and Night Watch

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.

* Sarah Silverman’s got a new video out urging “bros” to get their act together and support reproductive rights.

* 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:

* Skyfall rated 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

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.