All of Ta-Nehisi’s posts have appeared at-the-hour-on-the-hour today, which is usually a sign that he set them up in advance and isn’t actually at his desk (yes, I’m oddly observant. You’d think that would get me work someplace, wouldn’t you?) (but I digress) so it’s hard to tell if there will be an open thread. In the meantime, here’s one!
UPDATE – OOPS, NEVER MIND, HE’S BACK! http://www.theatlantic.com/personal/archive/2011/12/the-lost-battalion/250359/