Lunch Buffet

As you might guess from today’s Sneak Preview, the March-April issue of the Washington Monthly will be online very soon. Stay tuned.

Here are some midday news/views sneaky treats:

* ABC has a roundup of reactions–mostly positive–to Jan Brewer’s veto of SB 1062.

* Oh brother: Paula Deen compares herself to Michael Sam as a public figure struggling to overcome prejudice.

* Jacon Heilbrunn offers the backstory of the Wieseltier/Judis controversy within the context of TNR’s history. His take is not friendly to Leon.

* Big Dog joins DNC’s campaign against “rampant efforts to restrict the right to vote.”

* Seth Michaels urges closer look at those emails from Scott Walker’s office, which show he “is who we thought he was.”

And in non-political news:

* Two pit bulls in a photo booth.

As we break for lunch, here’s Johnny Cash with Bob Dylan on “Girl From the North Country,” from Nashville Skyline. Two conventionally inelegant voices combining perfectly.

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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.