“Do you miss the good old days of tarring and feathering, town-square stockades, and public guillotining as entertainment?” asks Heather Havrilesky in New York Magazine. “If so, you may be savoring this week’s events, which reveal that the crime of betraying one’s marriage vows is now prosecutable by journalists and hackers alike, punishable by public shaming online.” But before you think back on every cheater you’ve ever known, she warns, think back on the many fallible people you love or some of your own past indiscretions. Do cheaters really deserve to have their lives ruined by dubious strangers?


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