Day’s End and Weekend Watch

Argggh, that report on my little foray into Louisiana entertainment tax law took a lot out of me. It’s another data point in the endless debate over the merits and demerits of “correcting the record” in this era of the Innertubes.

Here are some remains of the day:

* Brother Benen reminds us that Jeb Bush is making a commencement speech at ol’ Liberty U. tomorrow.

* Former health secretary Andy Burnham the front-runner to succeed Ed Miliband as leader of UK Labour Party.

* At The Grade, Alexander Russo argues for a return to in-house education columnists and editorial writers at the big general news media outlets.

* At Ten Miles Square, Anne Kim discusses California’s efforts to do something about the especially big challenge of helping Latinos achieve retirement security.

* At College Guide, Kirk Carapezza reports on Harvard Business School’s foray into online instruction in partnership with elite liberal arts colleges.

And in non-political news:

* Bill Simmons and ESPN splitting up when his current contract expires.

That’s it for Friday. Nancy LeTourneau will be in tomorrow for Weekend Blogging. We’ll close with one more Robert Johnson classic, “Love in Vain,” covered most famously by the Rolling Stones on Let It Bleed.

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.