Day’s End and Night Watch

I’ve got a long (or with luck, not-so-long) night of results watching and a midnight deadline for a TPMCafe column, so I’m happy to sign off. Hope I can avoid getting into Twitter dialogues.

Here are some remains of the day:

* As always, Daily Kos Elections has a fine preview of today’s contests, and will be the place to go tonight for results.

* FAA cancels U.S. flights to Israel after Hamas rocket falls near Ben-Gurian airport near Tel Aviv.

* TNR’s Danny Vinik notes that GOP bills to pressure Fed into deflationary policies real bad sign for what would happen if Republicans get right to make appointments.

* At Ten Miles Square, Keith Humphreys examines the implications of data showing most legal pot purchases concentrated among heavy users.

* At College Guide, Jon Marcus notes poor preparation of colleges and universities for Common Core implementation.

And in non-political news:

* Robert Downey, Jr., tops latest Forbes list of highest-paid actors.

That’s it for Tuesday. Let’s close with one more tune from My Aim Is True: “Less Than Zero.”


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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.