Ezra Klein Quotes.
Everyday sexual practices on college campuses need to be upended, and men need to feel a cold spike of fear when they begin a sexual encounter.
When I talk to people about ‘KnowMore’, it is as an experiment. The biggest thing I’ll say there is that we’ve learned a lot from ‘KnowMore’.
When you’re trying to come up with a good approach to reporting on the bleeding edge of where the conversation’s moving, you’re just leaving a lot of people who aren’t on the bleeding edge of that conversation out.
Every newspaper in the country covers stories that other newspapers cover. Every industry is filled with people who are competing to do the best job providing a particular service.
If I’m sitting around exulting over traffic data, I’m an idiot.
If it’s cynical, risky politics that brings a lighted match and a can of gas near the Democratic coalition, it should be named as such, and its consequences understood, and it should become part of the complex calculus we’re all building to help us understand these campaigns.
Obamas finest speeches do not excite. They do not inform. They dont even really inspire. They elevate. . . . He is not the Word made flesh, but the triumph of word over flesh . . . Obama is, at his best, able to call us back to our highest selves.
My only advice is to try to get the job that’s most like the job you want, rather than the one that’s more prestigious. Always try to be the talent.
One of my big beliefs about Washington is that we highly overstate the power of individuals and highly underrate seeing Washington as a system, in general, but, in particular, we highly underrate the power of Congress.
We were badly held back not just by the technology, but by the culture of journalism.
I don’t trust this [american] government to be regulating corporations. I trust big business to be regulated [by itself] and to be a party to a decent solution.
I think it’s weird that the news cedes so much ground to Wikipedia. That isn’t true in other informational sectors.
My career wouldn’t exist without blogs, electronic text, hyperlinks, and mass online audiences.
We’re actually just moving one type of deficit to another. But, the problem with this second type of deficit is that you drive on it and then it falls down.