Wiretap: You will not deny your connection to the black everyman

 
Doug Glanville, former baseball player, ESPN baseball analyst: He was racially profiled shoveling snow in his driveway in Hartford, Conn. And now he wants to turn that somehow into a good thing. Via the Atlantic.

The writer interviewed the accused Kansas City shooter 33 years ago. He was hateful back then, too. Via the Washington Post.

The apparent hate crime against Jews claimed all Christian victims. Via the New York Times.

Ezra Klein is among the many who see that the right is in a bind – it can’t admit that Obamacare is actually working. Via Vox.

The irony of Cliven Bundy’s unconstitutional stand is that the Constitution he’s actually standing against is the state of Nevada’s. Via the Atlantic.

Emily Nussbaum writes in praise of the slow Mad Men. In which the show wins back her heart. Sort of. Via the New Yorker.

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