Dragging myself towards the weekend, during which I plan to do as little as possible.

Here are some midday news/views couch potato snacks:

* Michael Kinsley and Glenn Greenwald slug it out. I may ultimately try to keep score, but not without a lot more reading.

* Good Clarion-Ledger backgrounder on the three men charged with conspiracy in the Rose Cochran case along with “Constitutional Clayton” Kelly.

* Via Greg Sargent, Barack Obama explicitly attacks media “false equivalency. About time.

* Raz has Nunn beating either Kingston or Perdue in a LV– not RV–poll.

* Bibi Netanyahu has uncharacteristically positive things to say about Obama’s handling of Syria.

And in sorta non-political news:

* Donald Sterling giving up on retaining ownership of Clippers.

As we break for lunch, here’s a song about a different famous but popular criminal: The Byrds performing “Pretty Boy Floyd” at the Fillmore in 1969.

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.