Best of the Web

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

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Written by James Piltch

What we are reading and discussing:

Shep Smith Stands Up for Truth: He took apart the president’s attacks on Amazon, fact by fact.

The Stuff of Soft Authoritarianism: That’s how Noah Rothman describes the tweets about Amazon in Commentary Magazine.

“A Betrayal”: A teenager told all about MS-13. He was then deported and set up to be killed: Hannah Dreier, ProPublica.

Revisiting the Cosby Trial: The judge is allowing jurors to hear how much Cosby paid his accusers: Nicole Weisensee Egan, The Daily Beast.

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.