Look, There’s Haley’s Comet; or, Don’t Let Me Down Easy

I’m a Band-Aid-Off-Fast person. How about you? I’d rather have the immediate intensity of the sting all at once rather than the slow, agonizing burn of Band-Aid-Off-Slow.

A Timesarticle this morning by Thomas Fuller ran the headline, “How Much Should the Public Know?”

I’ll tell you how much the public should know. Everything. Every last bloody thing.

Mr. Fuller wrote, “In the perennial tug-of-war between privacy and transparency in the United States, privacy appears to be winning in…