“We are now learning of serious irregularities at this facility that are deeply concerning and demand a thorough investigation.” William Barr said he was “appalled” and “angry” that Jeffery Epstein was not adequately watched. CNN: Barr cites ‘failure’ at NYC jail that held Epstein, says ‘co-conspirators’ should not rest easy.

+ “As a tale of corruption, it is so deeply intertwined with our current cultural and political rot that it feels, at times, almost too on-the-nose. The Epstein saga provides ammunition for everyone, leading one researcher to refer to Saturday’s news as the Disinformation World Cup.” Charlie Warzel in the NYT: Epstein Suicide Conspiracies Show How Our Information System Is Poisoned.

+ And, of course, if this is the Disinformation World Cup, we could be sure the Disinformer in Chief would chime in. And he did, retweeting a conspiracy theory that accused the Clintons of murdering Jeffrey Epstein. Just another day in the swirling, bottomless pit of normalized abnormalities. David Frum: The Shame and Disgrace Will Linger.