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May 23, 2014 2:03 PM Lunch Buffet

By Ed Kilgore

Dragging myself towards the weekend, during which I plan to do as little as possible.

Here are some midday news/views couch potato snacks:

* Michael Kinsley and Glenn Greenwald slug it out. I may ultimately try to keep score, but not without a lot more reading.

* Good Clarion-Ledger backgrounder on the three men charged with conspiracy in the Rose Cochran case along with “Constitutional Clayton” Kelly.

* Via Greg Sargent, Barack Obama explicitly attacks media “false equivalency. About time.

* Raz has Nunn beating either Kingston or Perdue in a LV— not RV—poll.

* Bibi Netanyahu has uncharacteristically positive things to say about Obama’s handling of Syria.

And in sorta non-political news:

* Donald Sterling giving up on retaining ownership of Clippers.

As we break for lunch, here’s a song about a different famous but popular criminal: The Byrds performing “Pretty Boy Floyd” at the Fillmore in 1969.

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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