Today appears to be a slow news day, and as everyone’s hunkered down in the black depression of an impending Trump presidency, feverishly making merry for the holidays in an attempt to ward off a burgeoning sense of doom, there seems to be little to talk about.
Brace yourselves, kids. Let’s take a look at the news.
It’s been a busy few days, and I expect it to stay that way, so here’s a quick list of some of the good reads I’ve stumbled across in the last few days. Of particular note is the SCOTUSBlog post, which is dry and textbooky but interesting, and the Washington Post article, which details the strategy women in the White House administration staff used to make themselves heard over the men in the room.
It’s not exactly the end of the word, nor is it some kind of ultimate betrayal, is what I’m saying here. Adblock Plus has always been pretty upfront about their position on advertising. IE, that it’s a necessary evil, but that it should be be safer and less annoying. The Internet runs on ads, folks, that’s just the way it is. If we don’t let some through, some of the best places on the web will close up shop or slide behind a paywall, and no one wants that.