As the world watches the Boston investigation unfold, media and citizens alike try to restrain from coming to sweeping conclusions about the suspects. In the age of social media, citizen journalists and investigators accelerate both tasks. President Obama calls the bombs an act of terror. Is that an accurate description? Charles Krauthammer of the Washington Post thinks he should not have used that language, yet. Gun control legislation goes down in the Senate. Economists Carmen Reinhart and Ken Rogoff of Harvard make an epic Excel error. And Matt Miller introduces his new podcast, This...Is Interesting.
Joining us this week are Ramesh Ponnuru (National Review) on the Right and Chrystia Freeland (Thomson Reuters Digital) rounding out the Center.
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