Happy late Thanksgiving, readers! I’m grateful that you’ve chosen to read this newsletter, and I’m grateful for your many notes, comments, and arguments. I read every message you send me (even if I don’t have time to respond to them all), and I’ve appreciated your agreements and your disagreements. A writer should never, ever take his audience for granted, and I don’t take you for granted. Not for a moment. Thank you.

Now, let me move on to a brief post-Thanksgiving thought. I’m going to type a sentence that might never have been typed in the whole history of the English language. It might label me as more of a nerd than typing something like, “This Thanksgiving, I’m thankful for Wakanda Forever.”

Here it is: This Thanksgiving, I’m thankful for defamation litigation.

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