The rough media consensus today is that the Republican contest is, in fact, over. Gingrich is described not so much as a serious contender for the Republican nomination as he is an impediment to Romney's need to unify the party and focus on Barack Obama.
As citizens of the nation continue through the summer, distracting themselves by howling at the moon and one another, I spent this past weekend in Manhattan seeing revivals of two classic period pieces of American theater.
Remember when the web used to be about following links to someone's cool blogspot site? Now it's all about the world of ultra-ultra-niche or the secret gems that the big sites troll daily for their unique takes.
The conservative movement has become a mindless mob, and the right-wing media, more and more often, are sending their overeager foot soldiers out on seek-and-destroy missions involving private citizens.
Here's the most boring question I've been asked in the last 24 hours: What do you think of Maureen Dowd's plagiarism? Here's the most boring question I'm regularly asked: What do you think of Maureen Dowd?