Welcome back to Quick Hits!

Today’s will be a bit briefer than usual—I was traveling last week and didn’t have time to collect all the links I was reading. But obviously the biggest news is the election, which looms large over our national consciousness and has left most of the country asking what comes next. I sincerely hope you all are reading each other (you can find LXBN member posts in our 2016 Election tag, which has been bursting all week) since there’s so much insight to be gleaned from all of your posts.

And now, the headlines: