The Atlantic

TREND ALERT: Lib Journos Can’t Stop Breaking Stuff

Could this explain their reluctance to condemn riots?

The Atlantic has stumbled upon a curious non-viral epidemic plaguing the liberal community in the age of COVID-19. In a piece headlined, "Everyone I Know Keeps Breaking Things," staff writer Amanda Mull argues that, among her friends and followers, reported instances of bumbling behavior are "so common that they seem as if they might be part of a pattern instead of just random acts of clumsiness."

ANALYSIS: Media Obsession With Meme Journalist Taylor Lorenz Is Out of Control

Most journalists don't get their own glowing profile published in the New York Times, especially the ones who also work at the Times. But then again, most journalists aren't Taylor Lorenz. For whatever reason, the extremely online Times reporter and thirty-something expert on teen culture is one of the most celebrated (and most profiled) media professionals of the modern age—the Robin DiAngelo of internet memes.

John Bolton’s Wisdom

What is good for America is good for the world

John BoltonThis is John Bolton's wisdom: to recognize that what is good for America is good for the world.

No, The Atlantic, You Can’t Reapportion the Senate With an Act of Congress

U.S. Capitol

A Wednesday op-ed in the Atlantic by Warton School professor Eric W. Orts claims the current trendy liberal constitutional gripe—the disproportionality of the U.S. Senate—can be fixed with one easy law. All you have to do is pass one statute and big states like California can have twelve senators and small states like Vermont only one. This constitutional shortcut has been hitherto undiscovered, but journalists on Twitter declared it a “fascinating argument,” “so good and reasonable,” and perhaps less charitably, “some real galaxy brain shit but I dig it.”