Revisiting Joan Didion’s “Slouching Toward Bethlehem”
The execution of Troy Davis presents a strong case against the death penalty—but what about arguments that are harder to make?
You might remember that, a few weeks ago, Michael Miner wrote about the Cameron Todd Willingham story, originally broken by Steve Mills and Maurice Possley of/then of the Tribune. More recently it was covered by the New Yorker, Bob Herbert, and many other people and publications. Anyway, now that the ball is back in Gov. […]
The Sotomayor nomination could get ugly fast – even if she’ll probably get confirmed anyway – but there are more interesting things to read if you drill down.