Great Moments in Journalism

Internet access was spottier at the conference I’ve been attending this weekend than I’d anticipated, and soon I’ll be on a series of airplanes, so I hope nobody was too upset by a weekend of half-assed blogging. The good news is that at this particular conference center, giraffes are considerably more plentiful than you usually see at a conference:

That’s The New Yorker’s Rick Hertzberg, one of our very best columnists as well as the nation’s leading advocate of the National Popular Vote. NPV is an extremely good idea and especially if you live in a non-battleground state you ought to get in touch with your state legislators and ask them why they aren’t embracing an idea that could really enhance your state’s clout.