Lunch Buffet

Made me a giant bowl of pasta last week, and am still struggling to finish it off. Great excuse for over-indulging, though, including a side order of tasty naan.

Here are some less carb-heavy midday news/views treats:

* Obama will provide overview of immigration order tomorrow night; may wait to lay out details until Friday.

* Entirely possible grand jury decision involving prosecution–or more likely, non-prosecution–of Darren Wilson could come down at about the same time.

* And if you like betting on news trifectas, keep in mind the deadline for a deal with Iran on its nuclear program is Monday; not looking good.

* New roster of House committee chairs includes 19 white men, one white woman, one Portuguese-American man.

* U.S. DoE blasts “tracking” (a.k.a. “ability-grouping”) in public schools as “modern-day segregation.”

And in non-political news:

* Canadian bidnessman managed to run up $1100 wifi bill on London to Singapore.

As we break for lunch, here’s Badfinger with another classic: “The Name of the Game.”

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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.