What Happened to Outrage?

This essay is not about political rights and wrongs or choosing up sides between Donkeys vs. Elephants. We all should have awakened this morning and become outraged once we saw the photograph of a father and daughter dead, face down in a pool of water. The father, Óscar Alberto Martínez, 25 and his 23-month-old daughter…

'The Taliban gave me toothpaste and soap'

David Rohde is a Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist and executive editor of newyorker.com. In November 2008 he was captured by the Taliban while in Afghanistan. In June 2009 he escaped. It must have been hell — but, apparently, even his Taliban captors had the common decency to give him toiletries. x Actual former prisoner of the Taliban….