Day’s End and Night Watch

Quick notice: tomorrow we’re interring my mother’s ashes with her late husband Chuck at the V.A. National Cemetery, so Martin will be filling in with a couple of midday posts.

Here are some remains of the day:

* Exhaustive briefing by Irin Carmon on the Notre Dame “religious liberty” case, which she calls “the next Hobby Lobby.”

* OMG! Investigation of Wisconsin professor exposes “Google Group used by over 1,000 state and national leftwing leaders and activists.” Another JournoList! And nobody thought to include me!

* David Dayen interviews Rick Perlstein about the latest volume his chronicle of U.S. conservatism, this one focused on Ronald Reagan. Can’t wait to read it.

* At Ten Miles Square, Jonathan Bernstein discusses revelations of self-defeating reporting requirements for understaffed federal agencies.

* At College Guide, Conor Williams reports on new research showing mixed evidence about effectiveness of school breakfast programs.

And in non-political news:

* Sharknado 2 on SyFy tonight!

That’s it for Wednesday. Here, because it’s mandatory, is Jimi Hendrix performing “Wild Thing” at Monterey in 1967, the performance where he immolates his guitar.

Selah.

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Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore, a Monthly contributing editor, is a columnist for the Daily Intelligencer, New York magazine’s politics blog, and the managing editor for the Democratic Strategist.