The David Bradley Prom
He teams with the Aspen Institute and the Newseum for the year's most tedious event.
Maybe they should have called it "The Roughage Summit." Note to Bradley and others: It's "first rough draft of history," not "first draft of history." (See pages 323-24 of Katharine Graham's Personal Historyfor the Phil Graham anecdote.) Send chaff recipes to firstname.lastname@example.org. There's more substance in my Twitter feed than the entire Bradley Prom. (E-mail may be quoted by name in "The Fray," Slate's readers' forum; in a future article; or elsewhere unless the writer stipulates otherwise. Permanent disclosure: Slate is owned by the Washington Post Co.)
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