Daily Bafflements

The BafflerDecember 03, 2015
Gandhi sucks? / Eric Frommer

Gandhi sucks? / Eric Frommer

• Movie columnists Grierson and Leitch are leaving their perch at Deadspin for a new home at The New Republic, and recalling their previous flight from Yahoo, whose decline and fall our own Chris Lehmann charted in The Baffler.

• Same old shit, brand new outrage? On the eve of the mass shooting in San Bernardino, U.S. doctors called on Congress to lift an absurd twenty-year-old funding ban on gun violence research.

• Today in how’s this for a headline: from Broadly, “Gandhi Was a Racist Who Forced Young Girls to Sleep in Bed with Him.”