"And the James O'Keefe Award goes to..." tweets Huffington Post's Paul Blumenthal, sharing yesterday's late breaking news that the two anti-abortion activists behind the Planned Parenthood videos have been indicted on charges of tampering with a governmental record and purchasing human organs (at 36,000+ shares right now). "Grand jury investigating potential misconduct by Planned Parenthood has instead indicted two anti-abortion activists," further explains Yamiche Alcindor with the New York Times. "Man did that backfire," reacts Slate's Jordan Weissman. "Is this the definition of irony?" wonders James Ford at WPIX New York. "What's amazing about this is that it happened in Texas," points out NYT's Stephanie Strom. Although Ars Technica's Jon Brodkin notes, "grand jury says PP wasn't selling body parts but then indicts someone for 'purchasing human organs' from PP... what?"
BuzzFeed's Ruby Cramer triggered a lot of buzz with a major profile of Hillary Clinton in which HRC wants to talk to you about love and kindness. "Anyway, in conclusion, in 1993, Clinton was the type of person who QUOTED POETRY in an interview with a reporter," points out Katherine Miller, also at BuzzFeed. And now that we're well into the weeds of the political beat, yes, there was a Democratic town hall last night. "We’re having fun at the #DemTownHall live blog, just like Bernie and this Clinton voter," shares CNN's Tal Kopan. And ICYMI, President Obama banned solitary confinement for juveniles in federal prisons yesterday, and penned a Washington Post missive on why we must rethink that policy. "You know a system has gone terribly wrong when u know of #KaliefBrowder," argues Nancy Cutler from the White Plains Journal News. Also, Concepcion Picciotto, whom you may better know as the woman who held vigil outside the White House for decades, has passed. "I was once privileged to profile a tenacious, strange protester who lived outside the WhiteHouse. She has died at 80," details Charlotte Observer's Ely Portillo.