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The Briefing 04-22-13

1. The Boston Bombing, the responsibility of government, and the challenge of honesty

Suspects seemed set for attacks beyond Boston, New York Times (Eric Schmitt and Michael S. Schmidt)2. Boy Scout’s untenable compromise pleases no one

Not impressed by Boy Scouts’ plan on gays, Washington Post (Jonathan Capehart)

Boy Scouts propose to lift gay ban for youth, ABC News (David Crary)

Boy scouts move to allow gays — in theory, Washington Post (Alexandra Petri)

3. To watch this week: What is the legal status of Boston Bombing suspect?

Legal Questions Riddle Boston Marathon Case, New York Times (Ethan Bronner, Charlie Savage, and William K. Rashbaum)