The New York State Senate passed two bills today, one to authorize the state tax commissioner to release returns requested by Congress and the other eliminating a loophole giving those who’ve been pardoned at the federal level immunity from state prosecutors. Wonder if they have anyone in mind.

Is everyone at the NYT a cop or something? From the paper’s reporting today: “Pot, yeah, there was definitely, you know,’ Mr. O’Rourke said. ‘There was, uh, I don’t know how to put this, but yeah. People smoked pot, but not habitually.’ (He allowed that he was among those people.)