Day’s End and Night Watch

Fair warning: Greg Sargent and I are going to keep harping on the “How ya gonna deport 11 million people without creating a police state?” theme until we get some answers. But I’m not holding my breath or anything.

Here are some remains of the day:

* Nate Cohn looks at the massive turnout for Bernie Sanders’ house parties around the country yesterday, but found they were heavily concentrated in white liberal enclaves.

* Eleanor Clift previews the very nasty Democratic Senate primary shaping up in Florida.

* Trump’s new national political director is very, very tight with Sarah Palin.

* At College Guide, Robert Kelchen explains the drop in Pell Grant recipients mainly as function of students expelled from the work force by the recession now leaving school to return to it.

* At The Grade, Alexander Russo wonders if all the obsessions of education journalism are perhaps missing important factors for educational success or failure.

And in non-political news:

* South Florida dubbed “fraud capital of America.” Elmore Leonard wouldn’t be surprised.

That’s it for Thursday. We’ll close with a Buddy Guy cover of Junior Kimbrough I don’t think we’ve posted before: “Done Got Old.” Happens to the best of us, Buddy.


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.