White WonWe are still the country that produced George Wallace. We are still the country that killed Emmett Till.
What We Do NowHow to preserve the ideals of liberal democracy in the face of a Trump presidency.
How Could We Have Let This Happen?A Trump presidency never should have been possible. Now, we stand to lose so much.
When Did Losing Candidates Start Calling the Winner to Concede?When the telegram went out of style.
Is This the Campaign Hillary Clinton Wanted?On the eve of the election, she was a lesser star at her own event.
An Election for the Dark AgesA medievalist on the uses and misuses of history in the 2016 campaign.
The Slate Quiz
Bonus Slate News Quiz: Looking Back at Election 2016Test your knowledge of this campaign’s big stories.
Trump Behaved Badly on The Apprentice Set. Why Didn’t Anyone Ever Leak a Tape?The producers who helped create his image would rather not risk their careers to tear it down.
The Woman Washington Never Figured OutFor Janet Reno, feminism was all about doing the job.
The Only Place in Journalism Where the World Still WorksI was completely sick of election coverage. So I read nothing but trade publications.
230 Things Donald Trump Has Said and Done That Make Him Unfit to Be PresidentHow many times has Donald Trump disqualified himself from holding the most powerful job in the world? You be the judge.
It’s Worse Than You ThinkDonald Trump assumes the office of the presidency at the peak of its imperial powers and unhindered by the drag of divided government.
Could You Determine the Outcome of the Election Like in the 2008 Kevin Costner Film Swing Vote?It’s everyone’s fantasy. But could it become your reality?
Trump vs. Clinton: Who’s Winning Today’s Forecasts of Who Will Win the Election?Find out with the Slate ~100 Percent Accurate Electoral Forecast Averagifier.
I Loved the New York Observer. Now It’s Complicit in the Trump Campaign.A once-proud newspaper is now a permanent monument to a would-be tyrant.
What Are the Chances Your Vote Matters?A state-by-state ranking of how likely it is that your vote swings the election. (But you should still vote!)
Do The Math
Who Will Be America’s Next Top Modeler?I have a plan to figure out which poll aggregator is the most accurate. Will Nate Silver and his cohort play along?
The Trump Campaign Is Ending as It Began: Bigoted as HellFrom birtherism and the wall to Jewish conspiracies and Somali terrorists in Minneapolis.