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The Best Writing on the Web, 4/2/2018

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Written by James Piltch

What we’re reading and discussing today:

Why I Left Fox News“: Ralph Peters explains in The Washington Post.

Chappaquiddick Explains Our Politics: It captures how in tribalized America, any leader’s transgression can be defended: Anthony Fisher, The Daily Beast.

Is Tiger Back?: In the advertising markets, that is: Zach Schonbrun, The New York Times.

Why Everyone Loves Charlie Baker: Republican and Massachusetts don’t go hand-in-hand. But one of the most popular politicians in America is the state’s Republican governor.

Pennsylvania Will Explain the Midterms: The state has all of the necessary components for people to get a sense of the whole country’s politics: Trip Gabriel, The New York Times.

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.