So Attached

Steven Thrasher of The Village Voice discusses the effect Obama’s endorsement of gay marriage may have on the black vote. Then, Reuter’s Felix Salmon on Facebook’s IPO; Imam Faisal Abdul Rauf of the Cordoba Initiative on being a voice for moderate American Muslims; Kate Pickert talks about attachment parenting and her cover story for this week’s Time Magazine. Plus: an argument for approaching public policy with controlled experiments; and novelist John Irving on his new novel.