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How to Beat Trump in a Debate

He has three weaknesses.

The Angle
Sept. 23 2016 5:59 PMThe Angle: Up Late Stressed EditionSlate's daily newsletter on Hillary the grown-up, ballot selfies, and Trump anxiety.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 23 2016 1:30 PMStanding TallThe Sioux’s battle against a Dakota oil pipeline is a galvanizing social justice movement for Native Americans.
Interrogation
Sept. 23 2016 9:15 AMDean Baquet Doesn’t Think Donald Trump Is the Media’s FaultThe New York Times executive editor on the challenges of covering the candidate and how the paper decided to call him a liar.
The Slate Quiz
Sept. 23 2016 5:30 AMSlate News QuizTest your knowledge of this week’s big stories.
Politics
Sept. 22 2016 1:15 PMThe Clintons Didn’t Screw Up Haiti Alone. You Helped.Trump has turned Haiti into the new symbol of Bill and Hillary’s crookedness. If only things were that simple.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 22 2016 7:00 AMParking While BlackThe courts are about to decide if police have another legal method for harassing black citizens.
The Next 20
Sept. 21 2016 5:44 PMThe Professor, the Cop, and the PresidentAfter the “beer summit,” the fallacy of a post-racial America was over—and white citizens never thought of Barack Obama the same way again.
Politics
Sept. 20 2016 6:31 PMTerrorism Doesn’t Help TrumpJust look at the polls.
War Stories
Sept. 20 2016 5:17 PMObama’s Last U.N. Address Was One of His Best SpeechesThe president asks world leaders to reject fundamentalism and racism and promote a civil society.
Politics
Sept. 19 2016 8:47 PMThe Official LieThe Republican party is now embracing Trump’s birther bullshit.
Politics
Sept. 19 2016 5:48 PMHillary’s Play for MillennialsClinton makes the case that she’s the authentic one.
Politics
Sept. 17 2016 10:00 AMTrump 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.
Politics
Sept. 16 2016 5:07 PMNah, Trump’s Still a BirtherIt’s the core of his political identity.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 16 2016 4:41 PMProsecuting Wells Fargo Executives Won’t Solve AnythingI know. I helped prosecute the executives at the center of Enron.
History
Sept. 16 2016 3:25 PMAmerica Has Always Seen Ambitious Women as UnhealthyThe long, sad history of accusing women who seek power and influence of ugliness and ill health.
Dispatches
Sept. 23 2016 3:00 PMThe Guts of Southern LouisianaThe long cleanup after the Baton Rouge floods.
The Next 20
Sept. 23 2016 11:43 AMHow Did Chicago Get So Violent?Did the effort to eradicate the city’s gangs in the 1990s inadvertently lead to its bloody present?
Jurisprudence
Sept. 23 2016 5:58 AMVoters Want Hillary Clinton to be the GrownupWhy she can’t stoop to Donald Trump’s level at the debates.
The Angle
Sept. 22 2016 5:53 PMThe Angle: Making of Addy EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on “frequent flyers,” the Clintons in Haiti, and the first black American Girl doll.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 22 2016 11:30 AMWhen Second Amendment Rights Need DefendingLiberals are failing immigrants, medical marijuana users, and the disabled on gun rights.
The Angle
Sept. 21 2016 6:19 PMThe Angle: Blue-Gray EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Obama’s U.N. address, industry-funded science, and a new crossword feature.
Crime
Sept. 21 2016 1:45 PMLegally Justifiable Police Shootings Aren’t Always Morally Defensible. So Says Charlotte’s Top Cop.How will Police Chief Kerr Putney handle outrage over the killing of Keith Lamont Scott?
The Angle
Sept. 20 2016 6:02 PMThe Angle: Fishing for Millennials EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on power couples, sexual assault in high schools, and Hillary’s pitch to the young.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 20 2016 3:59 PMState-Sponsored ChristianityA federal appeals court just told religious minorities to stop being so whiny.
The Angle
Sept. 19 2016 6:06 PMThe Angle: Don’t Call Me EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Emmys, gay anti-gun activism, and the end of the phone call.
Roads & Kingdoms
Sept. 19 2016 10:04 AMThe Prawn WarIn the narrow strait between India and Sri Lanka, fishermen are locked in a deadly battle over dwindling catches.
The Angle
Sept. 16 2016 6:09 PMThe Angle: Not That Guy EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Trump and Oz, Kony 2012, and why liberals shouldn’t vote for Gary Johnson.
Politics
Sept. 16 2016 4:59 PMHow to Play the National Media, in Eight Simple StepsDonald Trump’s birther event was a living, breathing act of media criticism.
Movies
Sept. 16 2016 4:40 PMThe Leaky Myths of SnowdenOliver Stone’s new movie about Edward Snowden is a fairy tale and a bore.
Politics
Sept. 16 2016 11:48 AMRemember When George H.W. Bush Puked on the Japanese Prime Minister?Clinton wobbled, and the media freaked. Bush ralphed, and the media cooed.

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