Life without (for a few hours, anyway)

(Update: is chugging back to life, as of about 12:15 CDT. The original post is below.) is down, as of this writing. It’s the first widespread outage in recent memory.

The Grey Lady’s official Twitter handle says it’s an internal issue:

That contradicts a Fox Business report:

While we wait for it to return, here are a few more choice tweets on the matter: