Rick Perry dares to eat a corndog. (Scott Olson/ Getty Images)

Is Twitter making us stupid? No, not you — us journalists. Monica Hesse wonders.

(Kyle Gustafson for The Washington Post)

“No need to make ignoring Chris Brown a moral issue. The quality of his music is reason enough.”

— David Malitz, whose review of the girlfriend-abuser’s DC concert concludes that he’s only “a middling musical talent” anyway.