We’re going to take a 5 day sabbatical to read and the like (Andrew Sullivan gave us the idea earlier on his blog). We’ll continue to check comments. Should something truly compelling break out we won’t be far away.
Over there they don’t joke about this sort of thing [groping women]. Your life will be passed under a magnifying glass. Avoid taking the lift alone with interns. France cannot permit a scandal. — Sarkozy to Strauss-Khan (allegedly) (2007)