The conclusion of the Rep. Steve Cohen saga is ready for its Maury Povich close-up.
Janet Reitman’s much-discussed Rolling Stone profile of Dzhokhar Tsarnaev is worth actually reading before you file your think-piece about the magazine’s cover.
Campbell Robertson tries to figure out why Malvolio men like David Vitter don’t seem to suffer long-term from sex scandals.
McKay Coppins and Jacob Fischler dig into the implosion of a top conservative firm.
Abe Greenwald has the pity-review of The Newsroom that puts the rest to shame.
I think the desire some have to hatewatch stems from seeing this toxic combination of smugness and earnestness try to repair reality. It’s the same douche-chill I get when I peek at Facebook after an election or — gasp — scroll through Yahoo comments after a Supreme Court decision. Big talk is therapeutic only to the one doing the talking.
And two fat white guys try to incite racial backlash at a Trayvon Martin protest, and are video’d for their sins.