DAY'S END ROUNDUP

FROM THE BLOGS:

A few theories on why Jeff Bezos bought The Washington Post

The Business Insider's Henry Blodget offers a few reasons on why Amazon.com founder Jeff Bezos may have bought The Washington Post.

Christie's target was libertarianism

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's (R) fire-starting comments on libertarianism were intentional, argues The American Conservative's Daniel Larison.

That time a federal agent's cover was a gorilla

At Grist, Sarah Laskow recounts a bizarre story of a federal agent impersonating a gorilla.

The need for immigrants

At Redstate John Hayward highlights a recent essay by John McLaughlin titled "Do We Need More Immigrants?"


OTHER NEWS SOURCES:

Bentivolio getting primary challenger

Rep. Kerry Bentivolio (R-Mich.), who previously was a Santa Claus impersonator and reindeer rancher, appears to have a primary challenger, according to a report.

GOP 2016 hopefuls already eyeing primary states

A trio of potentially strong Republican 2016 presidential candidates have already started traveling to key primary states, The Hill's Mario Trujillo writes.