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#!/usr/bin/env python

def test_for_day(target_day):
    Accepts a weekday and tests if today is that weekday.
    import time
    # Get the date object of today's date:
    todays_date = time.localtime().tm_wday
    # Form a dictionary of the days of the week, starting on Monday
    # since this is the time module's assumption:
    date_dict = dict(enumerate('Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday'.split()))
    # Find the weekday of today's date and compare to target:
    if date_dict[todays_date] == target_day:
        print "Today is the target (%s)." % target_day
        print "Today is %s, not %s." % (date_dict[todays_date], target_day)