Day’s End and Night Watch

Caught myself napping a bit before the third and fourth items below. I’m ready for the week to end tomorrow.

Here are some remains of the day:

* Seems slain Tennessee terror suspect recently arrested for DUI. Some mujahideen, eh?

* Obama plunges into criminal justice reform debate with a visit to a federal prison in Oklahoma.

* At Ten Miles Square Rick Perlstein contrasts GOP tactical retreat on Confederate flag with true colors illustrated by Trump.

* At College Guide Jon Marcus examines sketchy estimates of cost to colleges of federal regulations.

* At The Grade Alexander Russo thinks Salon should have disclosed education writer’s consulting work for NEA.

And in non-political news:

* On 50th annivesary of I Dream of Jeannie, Barbara Eden says show ruined by marriage of two main characters.

That’s it for Thursday. Let’s close with Denise LaSalle’s “Your Husband Is Cheating On Us.”


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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.