Really wish I weren’t wrapping up a tad early today, because the schedule involves an expensive and extensive trip to the tooth dentist. I’ll be back tomorrow with a sore mouth and a much lighter wallet.
Here are some remainders of the day:
* At Plum Line our own Ryan Cooper articulates the case for radical filibuster reform in a way that makes me proud.
* NBC’s Michael O’Brien looks for but doesn’t see many signs of soul-searching among Republicans after shutdown fiasco.
* New survey finds that libertarians a minority faction in today’s GOP and conservative movement.
* Newly free from the shadow of the hoosegow, Tom DeLay announces God is leading him to participate in “constitutional revolution” in conjunction with the Tea Folk.
You can have him.
* At Ten Miles Square, Jonathan Bernstein offers his own take on the Ponnuru/Lowry “Against Despair” manifesto published by National Review yesterday.
And in sorta non-political news:
* Dow sets another record in wake of predictions that Fed tomorrow will maintain stimulus program.
That’s it for the day. As many of you probably know, Duane Allman had a rich non-Brothers session career that most famously included Derek & the Dominos’ “Layla.” But more distinctive were his contributions to that brief blues/rock comet, Delaney & Bonnie and Friends. Here’s 1970’s “Living on the Open Road” with Duane on guitar.