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November 26, 2012 1:57 PM Lunch Buffet

By Ed Kilgore

Still in Georgia, and still completing the family circuit, so if posting is occasionally irregular, please forgive me (and blame the dreadfully slow news as well). Here are some mid-day morsels from the nearly-bare cupboard:

* Norquist predicts those “breaking” no-tax-increase pledge are demanding concessions they’ll never get, so it doesn’t really matter.

* At Mojo, David Corn disputes stubborn meme that Obama “caved” on Bush tax cuts two years ago.

* Charles Murray argues cultural conservatism is killing GOP potential among Asian-American voters.

* Southern Living hiring Jenna Bush in apparent bid for readership among younger women.

* Congressional Republicans pursue “federalism strategy” for achieving piecemeal repeal of Obamacare.

And in non-political news:

* Q&A on the upcoming movie Zero Dark Thirty, which runs from 9/11 through killing of bin Laden.

Back after a logistics reboot.

Ed Kilgore is a contributing writer to the Washington Monthly. He is managing editor for The Democratic Strategist and a senior fellow at the Progressive Policy Institute. Find him on Twitter: @ed_kilgore.

Comments

  • Quaker in a Basement on November 26, 2012 2:14 PM:

    * Southern Living hiring Jenna Bush in apparent bid for readership among younger women.

    Given the market for the magazine, probably a good move for the company and for Ms. Bush. At least she's not out making a nuisance of herself like some offspring of prominent members of the Bush White House.

  • TCinLA on November 26, 2012 3:05 PM:

    I didn't know Jenna could read and write. I'm sure it will be ghost-written.

  • TomParmenter on November 26, 2012 3:56 PM:

    Charles Murray argues cultural conservatism is killing GOP potential among Asian-American voters.

    Where to begin? Skip the whole thing, I think.