Day’s End and Night Watch

Guess what? I’m going back to the dentist’s office in a few minutes!

Don’t ask.

Here are some final items of the day:

* Lotta talk today about the 5th anniversary of the Tea Party Movement, which I won’t share in much because I think it’s been around under different names since at least 1964.

* Federal judge orders Kentucky to stop enforcing its same-sex marriage ban, which could lead to first landing craft on the beach at SCOTUS.

* Think Progress‘ Ian Millhiser has a good round-up of examples of “religious liberty” arguments for Jim Crow.

* At Ten Miles Square, Martin Longman argues GOP is fooling itself with its monomaniacal focus on Obamacare.

* At College Guide, Daniel Luzer looks at Drexel University’s disastrous accidental disclosure of student data, and its questionable efforts to avoid doing it again.

And in non-political news:

* More than 100 million people in path of “long-duration snow event” expected beginning this weekend. In like a lion….

As we bring the day to a close, here’s one more Johnny Cash tune that expressed his final hope if not his final words: “Ain’t No Grave.”

Selah.

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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.