Senior editor for @TaskandPurpose. To make us love our country, our country ought to be lovely. Previously: Gawker, Mother Jones, WSJ, DoD.

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I’m a senior editor at Task & Purpose, the news and culture site for service members and veterans. Previously, I was a senior investigative editor for a startup created by ABC News and Univision. From 2013 to 2015, I was a senior writer for Gawker, specializing in national insecurity: domesti...

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@AdamWeinstein — 39,215 followers, 91,756 tweets

Nov 23, 2017

That time Benjamin Franklin lost his hot publishing model to copycat media outlets and got stuck churning content for bucks

Nov 23, 2017

@_Dan_Ryan My main point is the interests of power are always baked into “objective” laws (Was ACA objective? DOMA? End of DADT?). & I have a sincere issue with what we think of as “objective” application of a principle like equal protection of certain privacies for the powerful in context

Nov 23, 2017

@_Dan_Ryan I understand that I’m trying poorly to complicate an earnest principled public/private consensus held by many wise critics, but most of the people calling me a Stalinist here lose that principle when a new Clinton sex or server revelation is rumored

Nov 23, 2017

@_Dan_Ryan I get why you feel that way. And outside the hot 280-char attempts to drunkenly articulate my views on power and the good over the right, I largely work under the values you hold, which are the prevailing ones

Nov 23, 2017

@_Dan_Ryan It’s a legal *cultural* argument, which immediately earns dismissal from all but a few ivory tower-brainwashed language/power obsessives like me

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