Our reaction to today's news.

A newly revealed tape shows Romney accusing Obama’s supporters of laziness and dependency, proving that what everyone thought Romney thought people thought about Obama’s policies is true. He doesn’t apologize. (CBS News)

To Putin’s delight, and to the dismay of diamond cartels worldwide, Russia has revealed the discovery of trillions of carats worth of diamonds, enough to supply the global markets for 3,000 years. (Christian Science Monitor)

The iPhone 5 got 2,000,000 preorders in 24 hours, breaking records. Nobody saw that coming. (CNN Tech)

After becoming the most expensive auctioned painting ever in May, Edvard Munch’s The Scream is coming to the MoMA for six months starting on October 24. (NYT)

Old Adrien Brody via Wikimedia Commons.