My politics...

...are a bit to the right of John Conyers, but I really, really, really appreciate him holding David Addington's feet to the fire. For those of you who don't know the 411 on Addington, check out this lovely piece of journalism by one of my favorite writers working today, Jane Mayer.

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Ta-Nehisi Coates is a national correspondent at The Atlantic, where he writes about culture, politics, and social issues. He is the author of the memoir The Beautiful Struggle.

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