If you need a break from the Weather Channel, you could check out how Sandy is being reported in unfriendly countries abroad, via The Atlantic‘s John Hudson. It’s the perpetual lead story in Russia, Iran and Venezuela. North Korea is sure to catch up when the carrier pigeons land.

Ed Kilgore

Ed Kilgore is a political columnist for New York and managing editor at the Democratic Strategist website. He was a contributing writer at the Washington Monthly from January 2012 until November 2015, and was the principal contributor to the Political Animal blog.