So if you want to talk to each other (and other readers) a bit while some of us are racing from relative’s house to relative’s house, please use this as an open thread.

For your accompaniment, here are the Chieftains (with the Renaissance Singers) performing “Ding! Dong! Merrily on High.”

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.