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It’s Bad

The first month of the Trump presidency has been more cruel and destructive than the majority of Americans feared. The worst is yet to come.

The Angle
Feb. 17 2017 5:17 PMThe Angle: “Careened Into Total Absurdity” EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the false promises of sanctuary cities, how social media favors the outsider, and Trump’s (latest) public humiliation.
Politics
Feb. 17 2017 3:23 PMWas Trump Warned That Flynn Misled the FBI?Flynn’s interview prompted a warning to the White House. Was Trump not told, or does he not care?
Jurisprudence
Feb. 17 2017 2:39 PMThe False Promise of Sanctuary CitiesFor many undocumented immigrants, the protections offered by left-leaning cities mean nothing at all.
The Good Fight
Feb. 17 2017 9:29 AMEnemy of the Status QuoSocial media isn’t bad or good—it favors outsiders, regardless of their aims.
War Stories
Feb. 16 2017 11:21 PMTrump’s Public HumiliationBy rejecting the national security adviser job, Robert Harward gave cover to every professional who wants to turn the president down.
The Angle
Feb. 16 2017 6:01 PMThe Angle: Everest of Deals EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump’s hapless Middle East dealmaking, a new front in the emoluments wars, and Reese Witherspoon’s new HBO show.
Politics
Feb. 16 2017 4:18 PMEmoluments in ChinaDid China successfully try to curry favor with Trump in order to influence “One China” policy?
Interrogation
Feb. 15 2017 6:58 PMWhat Made Michael Flynn DifferentWith his narrow experience and overt hostilities, Trump’s national security adviser was doomed to fail, says James Mann.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 15 2017 6:01 PMThis Emoluments Thing Isn’t Going AwayHow state attorneys general could take down Trump.
Politics
Feb. 15 2017 4:13 PM“Orange Is the New Whack”Can protest signs be too cute?
Politics
Feb. 15 2017 2:25 PMHate in AmericaAn updating list.
Interrogation
Feb. 15 2017 9:09 AMIs Marine Le Pen Really France’s Donald Trump?Another nationalist is in line for the presidency. Professor Cécile Alduy examines the field.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 14 2017 6:16 PMWe Need a Special Counsel to Investigate the Trump AdministrationHere’s how Congress can make it happen.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 14 2017 5:04 PMA Good AmericanHow Trump’s immigration ban explicitly smears Muslims as being potentially hostile to the Constitution.
War Stories
Feb. 14 2017 3:46 PMMichael Flynn’s MessThe disgraced national security adviser has left Trump’s White House in turmoil.
Politics
Feb. 17 2017 5:12 PMTrump’s Chaos Has Real ConsequencesWhen the White House refuses to acknowledge the truth of deportation force plans, it serves multiple nefarious purposes.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 17 2017 3:21 PMIs ICE Out of Control?Two troubling cases suggest immigration officials may have intentionally broken the law while policing.
Fascism
Feb. 17 2017 2:06 PMRomania: Bloody, Mystical Fascism From the EastThe third episode of our Slate Academy asks if the experience of Romania changes our understanding of fascism’s origins.
The Slate Quiz
Feb. 17 2017 5:51 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
Fiction
Feb. 16 2017 7:14 PM“What Someone Else Does Not Want Printed”Comforting the comfortable and afflicting the afflicted.
Politics
Feb. 16 2017 4:58 PMSee No EvilThe GOP’s terrible excuses for refusing to investigate the Flynn affair.
This Week in Trump
Feb. 15 2017 7:39 PMThis Week in Trump: Man DownThe Russia scandal claims its first casualty.
War Stories
Feb. 15 2017 6:27 PMNetanyahu Came to Washington to Hear One ThingAnd Trump, in his profound ignorance of Middle East politics, gave it to him.
The Angle
Feb. 15 2017 5:47 PMThe Angle: “Protest Is the New Tinder” EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trudeau’s Catch-22, cutesy protest signs, and James Baldwin’s legacy.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 15 2017 3:18 PM“You Weren’t Born in This Country”An alarming arrest raises concerns about the lawlessness of immigration enforcement in the age of Trump.
Politics
Feb. 15 2017 2:11 PMTime for Trump to Hit the Reset ButtonDump his inner circle. Focus on domestic policy. Lean on Gary Cohn.
Politics
Feb. 15 2017 8:30 AMWhy Justin Trudeau Won’t Criticize TrumpAs his honeymoon ends, the Canadian prime minister is in a tough place when it comes to confronting the country’s southern neighbor.
The Angle
Feb. 14 2017 5:18 PMThe Angle: The Jiggly Hips EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Michael Flynn’s departure, Kellyanne Conway’s constant spin, and a dubious study about dancing.
Politics
Feb. 14 2017 4:06 PMThe Only Truth Is TrumpKellyanne Conway’s response to the Flynn debacle is incredibly clarifying, in a terrifying way.
Politics
Feb. 14 2017 3:04 PMMaking Voting White AgainThe Trump administration’s continued repetition of bogus claims of voter fraud has a very specific purpose.

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