Opening Act: Cough, Cough

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Feb. 16 2012 8:38 AM

Opening Act: Cough, Cough

I'm mostly taking the day off to deal with some 24-hour malady. (According to barely-respected online diagnosis sites, it's some acute sinus flare-up. This sort of thing burns out quickly.)

This is no excuse to skimp on links.

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The Fordham College Republicans want the movement to move on, accept gays.

Chait says the Santorum campaign is JV. You want to say "hey, it's been good enough to beat Mitt Romney a bunch of times." Perspective, though: The first full-on grapple between Santorum and Romney is the one happening in Michigan.

The CPAC slut-shaming debate continues.

Sasha Issenberg exposes Project Narwahl.

David Weigel is a Slate political reporter.