Much of the news has involved a long day’s journey into the weeds of Bob Woodwardism, I fear. I don’t have boots sturdy enough for any more of that.
Here are some final items for this Sequester Eve:
* To no one’s great surprise, Obama administration will file amicus brief supporting constitutional challenge to California’s Prop 8.
* U.S. to boost aid to Syrian opposition by $60 million.
* At TAP, Gershom Gorenberg explains Netanyahu is running out of time to form a government–and to deal with rising possibility of third Intifada.
* At Ten Miles Square, Ezra Klein discusses things Congress could have done to reduce deficit that would have been better and smarter than sequester.
* At College Guide, Daniel Luzer explores the insanely expensive Los Angeles School Board race.
And in non-political news:
* Legal battle with Wynn Resorts forces Girls Gone Wild into bankruptcy.
Second bit of non-political news, just to note this great headline from Kevin Roose:
* “Groupon CEO’s Salary Is Given a 100 Percent Discount.”
I’ll end the day with another Nashville Teens video (this one without an intro from Jimmy Savile!) from 1965, a performance of “Google Eye.” This refers not to the search engine, but to a fish, as I discovered after, well, googling it.