I’m not sure I’m convinced. There is a provocative long piece that went up this morning on Politico’s front page, about a new generation of pundits like Ezra Klein and Andrew Ross Sorkin. It’s 1,639 words, by my count. And the author: Michael Calderone. But long doesn’t necessarily mean deep. I wonder what he could have done with a thousand fewer blog posts.

Holly Yeager is CJR's Peterson Fellow, covering fiscal and economic policy. She is based in Washington and reachable at holly.yeager@gmail.com.