Reading While Eating for Nov. 9: Get Ready for 2016

In today’s must-read links for your lunch break: With one presidential race over, another begins. Yes, already.

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Delegates sit at the stage before the opening ceremony of 18th National Congress of the Communist Party of China at the Great Hall of the People in Beijing, Nov. 8, 2012.

The Front-Runners in Four Years. Iowa, you might get to catch your breath for a few more weeks. Actually, never mind. (Lightbox)

It’s Just So Hard to Say Goodbye… At least one person is having a little trouble letting go. (The Daily What)

Is Looking Back The New Looking Forward? Maybe for politics, hopefully not for high school. (Buzzfeed)

Plugging the SEAL Leak. Seven members of SEAL Team Six showed their classified gear to Electronic Arts. This did not end well for them. (Battleland)

Speaking of things that should have been avoided… Did you know that Nickelback was named Billboard’s top group of the decade in 2009? That is a thing that actually happened. (Business Week)

Why Are Winter Storms Suddenly Getting Named? Raising awareness, mostly. (Mental Floss)

Nick Offerman, Red Carpet Superstar: We may be dangerously close to answering the question, “How much Ron Swanson is too much Ron Swanson?” (Go Fug Yourself)

Hawaii Elects America’s First-Ever Hindu Congresswoman. Democrat Tulsi Gabbard will take office in January. (Divanee)

World War Z Gets A Trailer. The good news: Brad Pitt and Mereille Enos (The Killing) are both attractive people. Also, zombies. The bad news: the movie seems to bear little resemblance to Max Brooks’ fantastic book. And production has had its share of troubles. (Flavorwire)