The Sunlight Foundation
, painting a picture of a couple things; his power base in Chicago, the connections he maintained to the conservative Democrats he pulled into office, and, interestingly, the journalists who got face time: Jonathan Alter, Karen Tumulty, Noam Schieber, Fred Hiatt, Ryan Lizza,Ron Fournier, Candy Crowley, Tom Friedman, Susan Page, David Ignatius,David Wessel, Mark Halperin, Katty Kay and David Leonhardt. And maybe Murdoch.
TODAY IN SLATE
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What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture
Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You
Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows
Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?
The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.
Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.