There actually wasn’t a lot of political news today, but it was fun to deal with some hardy perennial subjects. Here’s what I’ve got for remainders:
* Fox renews Karl Rove’s contract as “analyst” through 2016. He did such a bang-up job on election night, after all.
* Seems questioning Pakistan’s blasphemy laws can get you accused of blasphemy, as Pakistan’s ambassador to U.S. is discovering.
* At TAP, Paul Starr extensively reviews Obama’s second-term policy options in immigration, health care and climate change.
* At Ten Miles Square, Do Hyun Kim explores the many mansions of U.S. wealth inequality.
* At College Guide, Daniel Luzer discusses reasons journalists were suckered into the Manti T’eo “fake girlfriend” story.
And in non-political news:
* “Dear Abby” dies at 94.
Continuing my recent practice of ending the day with a musical group or theme deployed at the beginning, here’s more Allman Brothers, performing “Trouble No More” at JazzFest in 2010.