Aiming for Facts

The Best Writing on the Web, 4/15

Written by James Piltch

What we are reading and discussing today:

Cohen Probe the Problem?: Maggie Haberman et al report in The New York Times that the president is reportedly more concerned by the Cohen inquiry than the Mueller investigation.

A Racist Arrest at Starbucks: Two African-American men met at a Starbucks in Philadelphia and were arrested. Their arrest has raised questions about companies’ bias: Patricia Madej, Joseph DiStefano, and Jacob Adelman, The Philadelphia Inquirer.

Weed Will Live On: The Trump administration is stepping back from its crackdown on legal marijuana, reports Evan Halper in The Los Angeles Times.

About the author


James Piltch

James Piltch is the editor of His writing has appeared in The Boston Globe, The Washington Post, The Forward, and The Chronicle of Higher Education.