In this week's Gabfest, Emily Bazelon and Hanna Rosin of DoubleX and The New Yorker's Margaret Talbot discuss Elena Kagan's singledom; Republican Rep. Mark Souder's sex scandal; and whether it's worse for a politician to have a sex scandal, like Souder, or to lie about your war record, like Connecticut Attorney General Richard Blumenthal.
The DoubleX Gabfest weekly "coffee talk" endorsements:
Emily's Pick: "Rekers Scandal Stirs Legal Questions in Anti-Gay Cases," from the New York Times.
Hanna's Pick: "Sexual Assault on the Psychiatric Ward" from Slate.
Margaret's Pick: The nature documentary about babies, Babies.
Here is a list of other articles mentioned in the Gabfest: