Morning Timelapse

Merry War on Christmas Eve, folks! As usual, we’ll be on a Lite Holiday Blogging schedule today.

City Lights from Colin Rich on Vimeo.

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Ryan Cooper

Ryan Cooper is national correspondent for the Week, and a former web editor for the Washington Monthly.