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

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


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.