Mike Pesca Suspended at Slate for . . . Doing a Bad Thing I Can't Talk About

I could tell you, but then I would have to kill you.

So first, a 12-year-old girl did a bad thing. Then a veteran reporter at the New York Times, Donald McNeil Jr., was fired for doing a bad thing: namely, discussing whether the girl deserved to be punished for doing the bad thing. Then Mike Pesca at Slate got suspended for doing a bad thing: namely, discussing whether McNeil should have been punished for…

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