I’ve finally arrived at Netroots Nation, the annual meeting of the Digital Left–right in the middle of a lunch break, of course. I don’t know if it’s the venue, the participation level, or just the California vibe, but this feels a bit less frenetic than the other two NN’s I’ve attended (in Chicago and Austin). Right now I plan to drop in on a Georgia caucus at 2:00, attend panel sessions on website support, election research, and perhaps “mansplaining” at 3:00, and then another on election reform at 4:30.

And now back to some news coverage….

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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.