Liz’s list of Time’s lists sent me down a rabbit hole of empty, soulless, clicks.

Of course that’s the point—each item on the list gets its own page, so if you read ten top ten lists, you’ve just gifted Time Inc. 100 pageviews. Ka-ching!

Still, Time was wise enough to recognize Bill Clinton’s WHYY radio interview from the eve of the Pennsylvania primary—“I don’t think I should have to take anymore shit for this”—as the 8th best/worse “Open Mic Moment.” Susan Phillips, the reporter who got the tape wrote about the surreal aftermath for CJR here.

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Clint Hendler is the managing editor of Mother Jones, and a former deputy editor of CJR.