People in the South are getting freaked out this week by sub-zero temperatures. I once went camping in North Georgia with a Scout troop on a night when it wound up hitting ten below. I didn’t go to sleep for fear I’d never wake up.

Here are some remains of the day:

* BuzzFeed‘s Rosie Gray describes Jeb Bush’s Big Foreign Policy Speech as “Vague First Foray.”

* Larry Mishel argues HRC needs to separate herself from Hamilton Project’s education-and-training-only prescription for dealing with income inequality.

* Joel Gillen’s dyspeptic review of U.S. intervention in Libya proves TNR definitely not Leon Wieseltier’s mag any more.

* At Ten Miles Square, Keith Humphreys reports progress in equipment used for roadside testing of cannabis use.

* At College Guide, Robert Kelchen expresses mixed feelings about the latest developments in college athletics.

And in non-political news:

* To nobody’s surprise, Utah ranks first among states in church attendance.

Since it is Ash Wednesday, we’ll close today with some Lenten music. Here’s the Leipzig Gewandhaus Orchestra performing the Kyrie from Bach’s Mass in B Minor.

Selah.

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.