Due to complications arising from a holiday weekend and time zone differences, our weekend blogger hasn’t been able to get our publishing platform to work this morning, but we should have it resolved very shortly. Please stay tuned. And you can treat this as an open thread to discuss issues among yourselves, okay?

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.