History Lesson: "Life After Certification," by David Greenberg
Chatterbox: "Katherine Harris, Meet Alexander Graham Bell," by Timothy Noah
The Earthling: "Reality-Based Television," by Robert Wright
Net Election: "Asleep at the Mouse," by Ronna Abramson
Assessment: "James Baker," by David Plotz
Today's Papers: "Political Machines," by Scott Shuger
Thursday, Nov. 16 Explainer: "Constitutional Crisis FAQ," by Emily Yoffe
Chatterbox: "The Elector Hunt Begins," by Timothy Noah
Ballot Box: "Steal This Election," by Jacob Weisberg
Stamaty: "The Trouble With Counting," by Mark Alan Stamaty
Sports Nut: "We the Fans," by Jeremy Derfner and Chris Suellentrop
TODAY IN SLATE
More Than Scottish Pride
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What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture
Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You
If You’re Outraged by the NFL, Follow This Satirical Blowhard on Twitter
The Best Way to Organize Your Fridge
The GOP’s Focus on Fake Problems
Why candidates like Scott Walker are building campaigns on drug tests for the poor and voter ID laws.
Giving Up on Goodell
How the NFL lost the trust of its most loyal reporters.