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Sex, Deception, and a Rapture Writer for Congress: Today’s TNR Reader

Editor’s Note: We’ll be running the article recommendations of our friends at TNR Reader each afternoon on The Plank, just in time to print out or save for your commute home. Enjoy!

Why should you have sex before marriage? The moral case against abstinence.  
The Guardian | 6 min (1,442 words)

Should Utah send end times novelist Chris Stewart to Congress? Glenn Beck says yes.
Mother Jones | 8 min (2,025 words)

The New Originalism: Why Liberals shouldn’t take the Founders too literally.
Boston Review | 21 min (5,234 words)

Trauma and treatment: the cancerless cancer patient.
Idle Words | 19 min (4,839 words)