Noted for Your Morning Procrastination for November 18, 2014
Morning Must-Read: James Pethokoukis: The GOP Needs to Rethink Its Approach to Tax Cuts

Morning Must-Read: Ed O'Keefe: Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito Fails to Quote Straight

Ed O'Keefe: Samuel Alito Fails to Quote Straight: "'Some of the columns that are written... know, are another story,' Alito said, in a rare public lecture on Constitutional history and law presented by the New York Historical Society on Saturday. 'Some of them are written by people who are not very knowledgeable.... I was reading one, actually, reading one this morning that was complaining about the current membership of the Court, because unlike in past days, according to this columnist, we don't have a representation of drunks, philanderers, and a few, you know, a few other n'er do wells.'... [Dahlia Lithwick's] column.... 'Compared with the political operators, philanderers, and alcoholics of bygone eras, they are almost completely devoid of bad habits or scandalous secrets. This is, of course, not a bad thing.' American legal scholar and Yale University professor Akhil Reed Amar, who moderated the discussion and referred to Alito by his first name throughout the event, politely described the column as 'interesting', and quickly moved on to other topics...