Thing Used To Be Better

Remember when Slate’s counter-intuitive takes on news and culture were as intricate and considered as they were infrequent? Now it seems like every day there are at least two or three pieces like “Cancer Is Actually Pretty Great,” “Cory Booker: Too Liberal For New Jersey,” or “Blowjobs Are Just As Demeaning For The Recipient As They Are For The Giver.” I guess you can blame the Internet and its insatiable thirst for content.