This is exactly the article that needed to be written. I’m so glad Taibbi wrote it. He is a national treasure.

(For my money, Taibbi is most famous for his series on Tom Friedman’s nonsensical metaphors. Laugh-out-loud funny.)

What we need in this world is for Joan Didion — she of After Henry and Political Fictions — to sit down with Matt Taibbi and, well, have coffee with me, mainly.