We talked the other day about Jonathan Alter’s cover story in the new issue of the Washington Monthly on the changing nature of Washington feeding frenzies in an era when the president just isn’t accused of anything scandalous.

This morning, Alter was on MSNBC’s “Morning Joe” to discuss the article. It’s worth watching.

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Follow Steve on Twitter @stevebenen. Steve Benen is a producer at MSNBC's The Rachel Maddow Show. He was the principal contributor to the Washington Monthly's Political Animal blog from August 2008 until January 2012.