After six weeks of breathless anticipation, readers hungry for the “re-imagination” of journalism were finally treated to the first morsel of Ezra Klein’s “Project X” when Matthew Yglesias dropped his first Vox Media-bylined knowledge bomb:
The Center for American Progress has a new distinguished senior fellow in Larry Summers, the Washington Post reported.
Economics and philosophy expert Matthew Yglesias reacted with glee Thursday morning at the news that conservative journalist Andrew Breitbart had died. “Conventions around dead people are ridiculous,” the Slate correspondent wrote on Twitter this morning. “The world outlook is slightly improved with @AndrewBrietbart [sic] dead.”