The Best Writing on the Web, 4/18/18

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What we are reading and discussing today: Fifty Shades of Greitens: Read Missouri House's investigation into his behavior.

Fox's Surprise: Gabriel Sherman in Vanity Fair reports that Fox's executives were blindsided by the Hannity-Cohen connection.

A Syrian Disaster: David French argues in the National Review that Donald Trump is on the verge of making a disastrous mistake in Syria.

A Drug Company Strikes Back: Science suggested cancer patients could take less of a medicine. The drug company spiked the medicine's price: Carolyn Y. Johnson, The Washington Post.

The Return of the Ballot Initiative: If politicians can't create change, citizens are going to try, writes Vann Newkirk in The Atlantic.