Is the DNC Hack an Act of War?
And is the U.S. prepared to defend itself from the foreign powers who would meddle in our elections?
What Twitter Is Saying About Night 1 of the Democratic National ConventionThe instant spin room.
Slate and the Second City Team Up for a Live Political Comedy ShowUnelectable You, coming to a city near you between now and Election Day!
Cold War GamesThe DNC email hack shows that Vladimir Putin is trying to influence our presidential election.
Roads & Kingdoms
Food Is a New Front in Europe’s Immigration StruggleVerona, Italy, is going after kebab shops for being “inauthentic.” Really?
153 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.
Fox After AilesThe nation’s foremost Fox News beat reporter on what’s going on behind the scenes at the cable news network.
A Texas Prosecutor Jailed a Rape VictimTo ensure she’d testify against her attacker, the prosecutor locked up an innocent woman in a notoriously hellish jail.
Donald Trump Should Have Channeled Pat Buchanan in His Convention SpeechIt would have softened his image.
In the End, There Was No White KnightDonald Trump successfully took over my party, and all that’s left is despair.
Donald Trump’s Un-American Acceptance SpeechThere was no reference to the nation’s history, its values, or even its armed forces. There was only Trump.
Donald Trump Has Zero Ideas for How to Lower Crime RatesThat doesn’t mean he’s wrong about the troubling spike in violence in America’s cities.
The Angle: Vote Your Conscience EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the third night of festivities at the Republican National Convention.
A Shocking Reminder of How Reliant Prosecutors Are on Plea Deals A rogue lab technician in Massachusetts inadvertently shows how rare criminal trials are.
The Angle: 25 Years of Hatred EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the case for mandatory vaccination, Bernie supporters at the DNC, and Hillary haters.
Democrats Aren't in Disarray. A Minority of Bernie Supporters Are in a Snit.What do the Sanders dead-enders want, exactly?
The Hillary HatersFew figures in American political life have inspired such deep and decades-long contempt. But why?
The Angle: Well, That Was That EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the last day of the Republican National Convention.
My Quest to Find Jeb’s Delegates at the RNCI imagined them as knights ready to do battle for their fallen hero. Here’s what I found instead.
The Next TrumpThe GOP nominee is totally unhinged. But a better, cooler, more polished demagogue could rise in his wake.
The Dark, Resentful Voice Behind Trump’s RNC SpeechStephen Miller writes nonsense, soaked in blood.
North Miami Cop Defense: He Was Trying to Protect the Man He ShotSo says the head of the Dade County Police Benevolent Association.
Daughters Don’t Let Their Mothers Watch Fox NewsHow to use “parental lock” to prevent your parents from tuning in to cable news.
Justices IgnoredThe Supreme Court is the most important issue of the election for Republicans. So they’re not talking about it.