Don’t really need to see photos from the party, but it’s got potential that Jacob Weisberg, whose insightful political musings are among the few Slate pieces I read and blink, is Slate‘s new editor.

As Adam [thanks!] said in sending me a pointer to this story, ‘(Seymour) Hersh says we’re fucked’. I agree; in a rambling speech he gave last week transcribed here, he captures my worst post-Sept 11th political fears and makes them sound like the most likely realities. Read it and weep… or duck and cover. An invitation to you warbloggers out there — give it your best shot at rebutting Hersh’s assertions; I’d love it if you could reassure me just a little bit that any of this wasn’t in the offing… Chicago Magazine