‘Twas a day I experienced through the haze of a big dose of DayQuil, and even then I was coughing and slumping over the computer. Definitely time for a big old nap.
Here are some remains of the day.
* Bush Super-PAC Right to Rise has now spent close to $20 million in early-state TV ads with no discernible impact.
* Unlike his predecessor, Paul Ryan not ruling out government shutdown when stopgap spending bill runs out on 12/11, and in fact adds Gitmo to list of items where confrontation with the White House is possible.
* At Ten Miles Square, Harold Pollack promotes new research showing much-maligned Medicaid actually succeeding in services for children with special health care needs.
* At College Guide, Daniel Luzer cites Amherst president Carolyn Martin for striking the right balance with respect to sometimes excessive student demands.
* At The Grade, Alexander Russo looks at some very different media treatments of HRC comments on teacher evaluation, some nuanced, some alarmist.
And in non-political news:
* Conde Nast to close Details, its men’s fashion magazine.
That’s it for Wednesday. We’ll close with Hank Ballard and the Midnighters performing “Let’s Go, Let’s Go, Let’s Go.”