Lunch Buffet

So I’m not planning a full-on Live Blog tonight the way I did in 2012, but I will do occasional posts during the evening with results (or arguments over results) I find interesting. Since I’ll probably be up most of the night, I will pause for an afternoon nap, which may produce a blogging hiatus, but I’ll let you know.

Here are some mid-Election-Day news/views treats:

* So WaPo is apparently going to post exit poll info in its Election Night live-blog beginning at 5:00 PM EST. Cool; means I don’t have to scrounge for them elsewhere!

* Shocker: Georgia Republican Secretary of State’s voter info website crashes just in time for Election Day.

* Tom Frank returns to Kansas, hoping to witness defeat of Brownback and Roberts. But he’s nearly as big a celebrity as the pols he’s stalking.

* African-American millenials face particular strong obstacles to voting.

* CT Gov. Dan Mallow asking courts for extended voting hours after irregularities in Hartford.

* Erick Erickson whining that too many RINOs will share in GOP wins tonight.

And in non-political news:

* Simon Cowell and Howard Stern top Forbes‘ latest list of highest-paid “entertainment personalities.” Glenn Beck third.

As we break for lunch, here’s another clip from The Last Waltz, with the Staple Singers joining The Band for “The Weight.”

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.