Its been a fun day, and now it’s time, if you haven’t already, to curl up for the weekend with your copy of the January/February issue of the Washington Monthly. I’ve got a couple of articles to re-read myself before writing about them.

And for today’s remainders, we have:

* RCP’s Scott Conroy reports Sarah Palin’s contract with Fox News not renewed. Wonder who walked first?

* Santorum bankroller Foster (“Aspirin Between Their Knees”) Friess says he’s got no regrets for wasted contributions; would do it all again.

* Fresh from filibuster deal with Reid, McConnell boasts in fundraiser that he “beat the liberals” on this issue.

* At Ten Miles Square, Jonathan Bernstein rains on the “Obama as the liberal Reagan” parade.

* At College Guide, Daniel Luzer sorts out the very different questions of what colleges cost, and what they charge whom for their services.

And in non-political news:

* Weather Channel names latest winter storm “Khan.” As in “Wrath Of….”

Sam Knight is in for Weekend Blogging tomorrow. To close the day, here’s the James Gang again with “Funk #49,” with vintage photos of Joe and the boys.


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.