Jun 142018
 

Ezra Klein recently interviewed Jane Mayer about, among other things, her expose of Eric Schneiderman’s history of abuse.

I’m grateful for Jane Mayer’s journalism – she uncovers big stories skillfully. I have awe for her. But on at least one set of questions, she and I think differently.

In her conversation with Klein, Mayer said, at one point, “Life is not a Rashomon. Either Clarence Thomas said those things or he didn’t. Schneiderman had consent or he didn’t.”

This seems wrong to me, in the most fundamental way.

Life is a Rashomon.

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