The Week’s Best Longreads: The Daily Beast Picks for April 28, 2012
The Daily Beast picks the best journalism from around the web this week. By David Sessions.
The Rise of the Killer DronesMichael Hastings, Rolling StoneHow America goes to war in secret.
Earth to Ben Bernanke Paul Krugman, The New York Times MagazineThe Federal Reserve chairman has the power, and the obligation, to end the slump and the human misery that comes with it. So what’s stopping him?
Tucker Carlson’s Downward Spiral Alex Pareene, SalonOnce a promising young magazine writer, the bow-tied Daily Caller pundit has come to epitomize right-wing hackdom.
Mitt Romney’s Dark Knight Jason Zengerle, GQIf Karl Rove was George W. Bush’s brain, Eric Fehrnstrom is Mitt Romney’s balls.
Get Rich U. Ken Aluetta, The New YorkerIs Stanford too close to Silicon Valley?
The Tabloid Turncoat Steve Fishman, New YorkColin Myler, the New York Daily News’ new editor, knows his enemies at Rupert Murdoch’s New York Post. Maybe too well.
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