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The slowly unfolds, with all the predictable elements. More rabbit holes to keep the rabbits from seeing the big field set before them.

One of Monday’s most gripping—and graphic—images was a picture of a young man who appears to have lost both of his legs, being frantically wheeled to an ambulance by responders. On Twitter, there’s been a lot of discussion about the ethics of the picture without blurring the young man’s face, as The Atlantic did for over an hour on its site before altering the image. The Washington Post chose to crop the image so the victim’s legs are visible only above the knee.

via The Man in the Cowboy Hat: Meet Carlos Arredondo, a Hero of the Boston Bombings | Mother Jones.

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