It’s the only explanation I can think of.
Checking this afternoon to see what the U.S. Congress is up to today, I see this notice on the official web site of the Senate:
“Monday, Apr 15, 2013 2:00 p.m.: Convene and begin a period of morning business.”
Morning business at 2:00 PM Eastern Time? Apparently [...]
What kind of bad thing is going to happen when people buy beer before 8:00 AM that won’t happen if they buy beer after 8:00 AM? [...]
I’ve just come back from a visit to four polling places in the area surrounding the campus of Ohio State University in Columbus, Ohio. This was, you may recall, the epicenter for long lines and voter irregularities in the presidential election of 2004. What I saw in these visits from 9:00 to 9:30 was straightforwardly [...]