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July 22, 2013 1:55 PM Lunch Buffet

By Ed Kilgore

As you may know, this is a really dead news day so far. But here are some mid-day items I scrounged up from the back of the fridge:

* Prime ‘14 target Kay Hagan has double-digit poll lead over all potential GOP challengers.

* Ohio Second Amendment zealots buy George Zimmerman a new gun. Nice.

* Jamelle Bouie signs off at TAP; has new gig at Daily Beast.

* At TNR, Steven Hahn compares Obama on “race” to JFK and LBJ.

* Jennifer Rubin offers Liz Cheney tips on her primary campaign.

And in sorta non-political news:

* Duchess of Cambridge in labor. Great week to bury other news.

Back in a bit. Here’s some more Elvis Costello:

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.

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