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The Best Writing on the Web, 4/16/2018

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Written by James Piltch

What we are reading and discussing today:

The President is Not Above the Law“: The New York Times Editorial Board says that the president is not exempt from being punished for breaking the law.

Congress Has Given up on Its Duty: Jay Cost writes in the National Review that Congress doesn’t seem to care about its war duties any more.

France Is Figuring Out the Drug Epidemic: It has cut heroine overdoses by 79 percent in four years, writes Olga Khazan in The Atlantic.

The Free Speech Debate: The Economist holds a written debate over campus free speech.

 

About the author

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James Piltch

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