Day’s End and Night Watch

I’m leading another History of Christianity class tonight, and the topic is Creeds & Doctrines. That should be non-controversial.

Anyway, here are some remainders of the news/views day:

* WaPo’s Sari Horwitz summarizes what we know about the three new suspects arrested in Boston for aiding Dzhokhar Tsarnaev after the Boston bombings.

* Lindsey Graham and Tim Scott offer Mark Sanford long-distance endorsements; Nikki Haley actually attending fundraiser.

* Matt Lewis answers question no one was asking: why he could never, ever be a liberal.

* At Ten Miles Square, Jonathan Bernstein notes that Bill Clinton recovered pretty fast from his own moment of “helplessness.”

* At College Guide, Daniel Luzer reports on Cooper Union’s abandonment of its ancient “no-tuition” policy.

And in non-political news:

* Yikes: skeleton provides strong evidence of cannibalism in Jamestown Colony.

To close out May Day, here’s a tune for workers just trying to get through another day: Pylon performing “Working Is No Problem (Just As Long As I Keep My Mind In a Factory),” in Athens, GA in 2008. It celebrates the small rebellions: “I’ll go to work tomorrow morning; I’ll be clean but not neat.” Ah, I love Pylon.


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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.