Day’s End and Weekend Watch

Hope the weather is allowing you a weekend of something other than huddling indoors.

Here are some remains of the day:

* Turns out four hostages were killed before or during siege of kosher market in Paris. Very sad.

* Explanation of significance of Salafists attacking IS militants as “Kharijites.”

* Horrendous new Boko Haram massacre exposed; up to 2,000 killed.

* At Ten Miles Square, Mark Kleiman casts a jaundiced eye at Marley Natural, the company that aspires to become “the Marlboro of marijuana.”

* At College Guide, once more, with feeling, Daniel Luzer argues that poverty, not bad schools, is the main problem with U.S. education system.

And in non-political news:

* Peyton Manning is bidding to become oldest QB to win Super Bowl, at 38.

That’s it for Friday. Tomorrow David Atkins will handle the blogging, with D.R. Tucker in charge Sunday. We’ll close with one more birthday celebrant, Jimmy Page (who’s now 71) performing with the Yardbirds on “Train Kept-a-Rollin'” in 1968.


UPDATE: To commenter caitlinfinnegan: See today’s Lunch Buffet post. More when we know more.

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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.