The Gist
The Gist
May 4 2018 8:03 PMThe Dangerous Hits of 1991Prepare the fainting couch. It was a big year for racy music videos.
May 2 2018 9:42 PMWe Could Have Weaponized Twitter, Too, You KnowHow did the U.S. intelligence community find itself outpaced by Russian bots? Gen. Michael Hayden explains.
April 30 2018 8:14 PMA Wolf in Wolf’s ClothingMichelle Wolf scandalized the White House Correspondents’ Dinner by doing her job.
April 26 2018 9:40 PMOld Man Donald… had a rant.
April 24 2018 7:25 PMThe Plain PrinceThe duke of Cambridge isn’t quite as good-looking as his spouse. Here’s what science has to say about that.
April 20 2018 8:41 PMThe Zen of CohenThe raid of Michael Cohen’s office marks the beginning of the end of the Trump presidency, says Adam Davidson.
April 18 2018 9:36 PMA Fuller Obituary for Barbara BushShe was fierce and loyal but also kind of mean.
April 16 2018 9:31 PMJames Comey’s Ego TripIn defense of the former FBI director.
April 12 2018 7:39 PM“I Never Said That”Except you did, Mr. President.
April 10 2018 6:58 PMIt’s Regulation TimeDemocracy hijacked, data leaked, brains rewired—we’d be stupid not to rein in Facebook and its peers.
April 6 2018 8:00 PMAndrew Cuomo’s Pun ProblemDoes New York’s governor know what puns are?
April 4 2018 7:59 PMOh Good, It Was Just a HandgunWe’re lucky the YouTube shooter didn’t have an AR-15.
April 2 2018 8:02 PMClinging to Guns Is Our ReligionRepealing gun rights isn’t just a losing argument, it’s a doomed strategy.
March 29 2018 10:36 PMOn Conservative VoicesMagazines and newspapers are going to hire conservative columnists. That’s not a problem.
March 27 2018 8:35 PMCorruption Just Isn’t TelegenicThe Kushners’ deal-making is under investigation, but that’s not drawing eyeballs like Stormy Daniels is.
May 4 2018 9:57 AMCall of Rudy 2Rudy Giuliani got his message out perfectly. And he probably doomed his client.
May 1 2018 8:50 PMHow We Screwed Over Puerto RicoFEMA chaos plus reckless tax policy plus shady debt deals plus no vote in Congress.
April 27 2018 7:15 PMISIS Isn’t Done WithAnd once it is, terrorism itself won’t be solved.
April 25 2018 8:43 PMKorematsu, Revisited?As the Supreme Court weighs Trump’s travel ban on Muslim-majority countries, one of its most notorious decisions still stands.
April 23 2018 9:18 PMThe State of StateRonan Farrow on the slow demise of American diplomacy.
April 19 2018 7:40 PMComey Can’t ConfessOn his book tour, the fired FBI director still can’t square his pre-election blunders.
April 17 2018 7:45 PMThe Taint Team ComethThe cover-up is worse than the crime when you put Michael Cohen in charge of the cover-up.
April 13 2018 9:16 PMChemistry No MoreRussia’s denialism over Syrian war crimes is unscientific nonsense.
April 11 2018 9:27 PMTax Cut ConundrumFor a guy obsessed with budgets, Paul Ryan sure had a thing for cutting taxes.
April 9 2018 7:46 PMZuck EverlastingAnswering to Congress isn’t a good look for any CEO, but Facebook is politically important to the very people who will be asking the questions.
April 5 2018 7:48 PMKevin Williamson Dies by the SwordThe Atlantic’s hired-then-fired conservative writer fancies himself a provocateur. He provoked his way out of a job.
April 3 2018 7:57 PMShulkin Be Sulkin’David Shulkin got high marks from most fair-minded government watchdogs. Maybe that’s why he was fired.
March 30 2018 9:43 PMIn Defense of the PunComedian Aparna Nancherla goes for wordplay, even if it gets a groan.
March 28 2018 8:14 PMKnow Thy EnemyIf Trump wants to persuade North Koreans to abandon their nukes, he has to think like they do.
March 26 2018 9:24 PMHitler’s Art DealerHildebrand Gurlitt’s looted collection is open to the public, and museums are downplaying its sketchy history.