Our Week In The Web: March 4, 2016

We know as well as many of you do that most of our social traffic comes off of our Facebook page (have you seen it? Check it out!), but we also love the lively, eager conversations we engage with you on Twitter. (You should follow us on Twitter, or take a look at the feed to see what you're missing.) That said, we wanted to clarify a point of possible contention after a user wondered why they had been blocked from our feed this morning. The answer to this particular user (who has since been unblocked) applies to many users who might wonder why they've been blocked. We are 100% behind a free and open-ended conversation on Twitter, Facebook or any other social commenting platform, but we do take a stand when you post violent, crass or sexually explicit language. We tend to lean toward the more permissive side of the question at hand, but when it comes down to frankly scatological images or content, we draw a firm line.

The Most Listened-To Shows Online (February 26, 2016 — March 4, 2016)

1. Will Trump Upend The G.O.P.? (February 29, 2016)

2. Week In The News: Trump Keeps Winning, Apple Fights F.B.I., Emotions On Facebook (February 26, 2016)

3. Election 2016: Super Tuesday Results (March 2, 2016)

4. The Rising Power Of Single American Women (March 2, 2016)

5. Her Long Walk: 27,000 Miles (February 29, 2016)

Our Favorite Guest Quotes From This Week

"Adulthood begins whether or not you're married." — Rebecca Traister 

"We can all sew a button...we should all be able to stir a martini." — Jackson Cannon

"I believe America is a safer nation with the best possible encryption." — Michael Hayden

"This week, it feels like we ought to be doing the week in the news from a bar somewhere." — Karen Tumulty

"I set out to write about just a guy in the woods. Novels are unknown when you begin." — Ethan Canin 

Our Favorite Comments (Facebook, Twitter and Disqus) From This Week

"Tsk, tsk, drinking and driving is so 20th century. But, if I must, I will have mine in a 1940 BMW coupé." (GWelch)

"Classic @OnPointRadio: Hour 1. Hard-hitting election coverage Hour 2. Downton Abbey is ending." (@BillyDonahoe)

"Show made me want to make and sell hats that say 'Make martinis wet again.'" (Pat Valentyn)

"Ted Cruz calling Donald Trump a disaster, is like an earthquake calling a tornado destructive." (@nathantimmel)

Our Favorite Bit Of Internet This Week

This sad Vine of Gov. Chris Christie at a Donald Trump Super Tuesday victory party. (Vine)


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