Day’s End and Weekend Watch

We’ll be on the Major Federal Holiday Lite Blogging Schedule Monday for Memorial Day. Hope you have plans both to remember and to relax.

Here are some remains of the day:

* Irish referendum on marriage equality could generate highest turnout since adoption of the country’s Constitution in 1937. No exit polls, though.

* TNR’s Rebecca Leber points out Jeb Bush appears to have a higher evidentiary threshold for believing in climate change than in starting a war.

* 900 HRC emails released by the State Department this afternoon. The right-wing shrieking will begin momentarily, no matter what they say.

* At Ten Miles Square, Michael O’Hare argues that campaign to make quantity of water drunk the symbol of California water conservation is way off.

* At College Guide, Kirk Carapezza discusses the big new admissions discrimination suit filed against Harvard by Asian-Americans.

And in non-political news:

* Michael Sam signs to play in CFL for Montreal Alouettes.

That’s it for Friday. Nancy LeTourneau’s got the controls at Weekend Blogging, and I’ll be back for Memorial Day. Let’s close with the Smiths performing “How Soon is Now” in 1986.


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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.