My daughter is in standardized testing today, which has an ironic name here in South Carolina, the acronym “PASS”. Unfortunately, this is quite fitting for the quality of schools and their goals in this state, as well as across most of the nation. “We need you to PASS, then we meet our minimum federal numbers.” Or as a college basketball coach that I used to work with liked to proudly proclaim: “Cs get degrees!” If your only goal is a minimum goal, how far will you really get?

If you’re looking for coverage on President Obama and gay marriage, go to Jason’s piece. I’ll also have something up later today. The semifinals of VP Madness are now live!

In other news, Politico says: “A Ron Paul revolution is brewing” and Dick Morris is projecting a Romney Landslide victory.