Daily Grist takes a break for democracy’s sake

Know what’s more fun than gawking at the ever-expanding field of 2008 presidential contenders? Pausing for a moment to reflect upon the noble and not-so-noble men who have brought us to this point. With that goal in mind, Grist will be taking Monday off to spend Presidents’ Day engrossed in historical contemplation. But don’t worry — on Tuesday, we’ll be right Barack in the saddle.