5-24-2010 The Day in Review

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Take that, Obama's District
Joseph Plambeck [profiles](http://www.nytimes.com/2010/05/24/business/media/24limewire.html?th&emc=th) Mark Gorton, the man behind filesharing site LimeWire.

Christopher Hitchens gloats about Iraq.

Pakistan blocks Facebook because of “Everybody Draw Mohammad Day.”

Ross Douthat expounds on the weakness of paleoconservatism.

Republican Charles Djou wins a special House election in Hawaii.

Stanford moves toward a “bookless library.”

John Reese loves Stanford Business School Associate Professor Joseph Piotroski’s trading methods.

Lisa Krieger goes on a tour of Stanford.

Global warming to kill small, adorable animals first.

Suzy Khimm sees moderate Republicans storming back in New England.

David Weigel has seen this movie before.

Daniel Kronlid admits Sarah Palin killed his conservatism.

Mark Zuckerberg tries to pour cold water on the uproar over Facebook’s ever-decreasing privacy.

Outrage is overflowing over the oil spill.

Richard Blumenthal finally apologizes.

Kyle Mizokami is concerned Japan cannot deter North Korea.

We’re getting older. Bruce Bartlett explains what that means.

FEATURED ARTICLE:

Ryan D’Agostino chronicles the sudden downfall of Eric Massa, and the secret about David Petraeus that Massa claims did him in. D’Agostino describes writing the piece here.

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Nicolaus "The Polish Rifle" Copernicus
**ON THIS DAY:**

Samuel Morse sent the first telegraph message in 1844.

Actor John C. Reilly was born in 1965.

Nicolaus Copernicus died in 1543.

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