"Public opinion considers a leader’s private life to be a critical factor for the leader’s approval...But should the public care about the private life of a leader?"
On the Newsstand:Vanity Fair
For what is probably my second favorite takedown of The Huffington Post, after last year’s TNR cover story by Isaac Chotiner. (The Atlantic’s Ray Gustini calls Mayer’s tirade “less than cogent,” but surely his facility with extended metaphor makes up for that.) But now let me say a word in HuffPo’s defense. Unlike Mayer, I believe that a “stripper with reading glasses” is ... Read More