Slate on Day to Day for the week of Oct. 11.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Oct. 11.

Slate on Day to Day for the week of Oct. 11.

Slate stories on NPR's Day to Day.
Oct. 15 2004 6:28 PM

Defending Taxachusetts

Friday, Oct. 15, 2004

Chatterbox: The Myth of "Taxachusetts"
Timothy Noah responds to President Bush's repeated mention of the so-called "liberal" and "tax-and-spend" political leadership of Massachusetts during the last presidential debate. Listen to the segment.

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Summary Judgment: Shall We Dance?, Team America: World Police, P.S.
Ben Williams delivers a weekly roundup of what film critics are saying about this weekend's new film premieres. This week: Shall We Dance?, Team America: World Police, and the independent release P.S. Listen to the segment.

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Thursday, Oct. 14, 2004

Moneybox: Economics and the Bush-Kerry Debate
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks with Daniel Gross about the economic issues both President George W. Bush and Sen. John Kerry discussed in Wednesday night's third and final presidential debate. Listen to the segment.

Kausfiles: Bringing Up Cheney's Gay Daughter
Mickey Kaus shares another "phone blog." This time, Kaus criticizes how Sen. John Kerry and his vice-presidential running mate Sen. John Edwards continue to bring up current Vice President Dick Cheney's lesbian daughter in debates. Listen to the segment.

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Elections: Bush, Kerry Debate Performances
The Day to Day post-debate duo of Jacob Weisberg and National Review contributing editor Jonah Goldberg analyze the performances of both President George W. Bush and Sen. John Kerry in the third and final debate held in Tempe, Ariz. Listen to the segment.

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Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2004

Ad Report Card: Wake Up with the King
Seth Stevenson rates Burger King's newest ad, "Wake up with the King." The commercial's resurrection of a Burger King ad icon from the late 1970s is targeting cynical men of the 18-to-35 crowd. Listen to the segment.

Election Scorecard: Pulse of National Polls
The race to the Oval Office is tighter than ever as President Bush and Democratic rival Sen. John Kerry gear up for Wednesday evening's final debate. Andy Bowers offers a quick roundup of what various state and national polls are saying. Listen to the segment.

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Tuesday, Oct. 12, 2004

Jurisprudence: High Court's Controversial Cases
NPR's Alex Chadwick talks to Dahlia Lithwick about critical cases coming before the U.S. Supreme Court. On Wednesday, the justices will hear arguments about whether execution of minors convicted of capital crimes is constitutional. The court also announced it will examine the constitutionality of displaying the Ten Commandments on government property. Listen to the segment.

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Monday, Oct. 11, 2004

On the Trail: Campaigns Sharpen Messages
Chris Suellentrop is making the rounds with the presidential candidates. On Monday, he follows the Bush campaign and shares his analysis of how Bush's campaign and the campaign of his rival, Sen. John Kerry, are honing their messages with the election less than three weeks away. Listen to the segment.