Emma Thompson was on The View today to talk about her admirable work fighting sex trafficking. Strangely, the ladies didn't ask her about another case of sexual exploitation—the one Roman Polanski perpetrated and Thompson initially appeared to endorse.
Shakesville's Melissa McEwan has a great piece about the television series Law & Order: SVU. She concludes that the negative aspects of the show greatly outweigh the positives. I'm not so sure.
The current New Republic cover, illustrating a story about strife in the Clinton campaign called "Voices In Her Head", is causing a fracas in the blogosphere. The not-so-subtle implication of TNR's art is that Hillary is "hysterical" and increasingly unhinged. On the progressive political blog Shakesville, Jeff Fecke…