What we read while not going easy on Derek Jeter…
- A man in Staten Island died last week after being choked by the police for the crime of allegedly selling untaxed cigarettes. The cop has lost his badge and gun, but no word yet on criminal charges.
- Radley Balko discusses the criminalization of parenting. Lenore Skenazy on what counts as a “sex crime.”
- Edward Snowden did another video interview with The Guardian.
- Will Leitch didn’t like Derek Jeter’s final All-Star Game.
- The scenes from the Gaza Strip this week have been harrowing, as children and whole families are killed and a ground invasion is underway. In America, questions surround media coverage of the conflict.
- What liberals and libertarians are bonding over in DC.
- Musicians talk about their 30 favorite Smiths’ songs.
- Cormac McCarthy loves to barbecue.