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Why Liberals Loved to Hate Antonin Scalia

He presented cruel, demeaning views in thought-provoking and stirring ways.

Jurisprudence
Feb. 14 2016 9:30 AMThe GOP’s Supreme Court GambleBy refusing a moderate Scalia replacement now, Republicans risk getting stuck with a true liberal later.
Politics
Feb. 14 2016 12:44 AMWho Won the GOP Debate?Vote in our totally unscientific online poll.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 13 2016 10:57 PMObama’s Supreme Court ShortlistIt would be ridiculous for Republicans to oppose these perfectly qualified candidates.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 13 2016 8:01 PMWhat Made Antonin Scalia a Great WriterThe novelty of his language, his use of metaphor, and his wicked sense of humor.
Politics
Feb. 13 2016 7:39 PMHow Scalia’s Death Will Change the 2016 ElectionIt will be even more expensive and ugly. 
Politics
Feb. 13 2016 6:52 PMCould Justice Antonin Scalia’s Death Lead to a Constitutional Crisis?Republicans may refuse to let Obama fill Scalia’s Supreme Court seat.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 13 2016 6:50 PMAntonin Scalia Brought the Court to HimHis transformational tenure made originalism the rule by which every justice had to live.
Politics
Feb. 12 2016 6:01 PMHillary Clinton’s Moderation Is a VirtueShe shouldn’t apologize for being a moderate. That’s what would make her a good president.
Slate Plus
Feb. 12 2016 5:06 PMDungeons, Dragons, and DonaldThe Slate Plus Digest for the weekend of Feb. 12.
War Stories
Feb. 12 2016 3:19 PMWhy the Syria Deal Isn’t Really Much of a DealSadly, it may only lock in the gains made by Russia and Bashar al-Assad.
The Angle
Feb. 12 2016 12:32 PMThe Angle: So Romantic EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the Democratic debate, the dowager’s best burns, and kissing across history. 
The Slate Quiz
Feb. 12 2016 3:30 AMSlate News QuizWith Jeopardy! superchampion Ken Jennings.
Politics
Feb. 12 2016 1:24 AMHillary Found Her Footing Thursday NightClinton was clear, full-throated, and tried out a new critique on Sanders that just might work.
Politics
Feb. 11 2016 10:54 PMWho Won the Democratic Debate?Vote in our totally unscientific online poll.
Politics
Feb. 11 2016 6:16 PMHillary Clinton Needs a Better Message for Black VotersBlacks want more than someone who promises to fight for them.
Politics
Feb. 14 2016 1:20 AMDonald Trump Turned the GOP Debate Into a Cage MatchThe race is still being fought on his terms.
Politics
Feb. 13 2016 11:58 PMJeb Bush Learned to Fight in South CarolinaBut one strong debate performance isn’t enough to stop Donald Trump.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 13 2016 8:44 PMAntonin Scalia Will Be Remembered as One of the GreatsFuture Americans will view him as one of the greatest Supreme Court justices rather than an arch-conservative.
Politics
Feb. 13 2016 7:45 PMWhat Twitter Pundits Have to Say About the Republican DebateCheck out the instant spin room.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 13 2016 6:55 PMScalia’s Liberal StreakThe conservative justice’s most brilliant—and surprisingly progressive—moments on the bench.
Explainer
Feb. 13 2016 6:50 PMWhat Happens in a SCOTUS Tie?How the court operates with a justice out sick.
Jurisprudence
Feb. 12 2016 6:25 PMIs West Virginia Going to Pass a “Get Out of Jail Free” Bill?The legislation would protect religious freedom to the extreme.
Politics
Feb. 12 2016 5:22 PMIs the Clinton Campaign Panicking Over Nevada?Maybe not. But if they lose Nevada, then they have reason to worry.
Education
Feb. 12 2016 4:10 PMDeRay Mckesson Isn’t Baltimore’s Black Lives Matter CandidateHe’s its education-reform candidate. And that’s a lot more controversial.
Crime
Feb. 12 2016 1:19 PMBlack Americans Supported the 1994 Crime Bill, TooMany black leaders saw the notoriously harsh law as an imperfect solution to unbearable levels of urban crime.
Interrogation
Feb. 12 2016 7:04 AMIs the Iranian Regime Bound to Collapse?The revolution’s discontents.
War Stories
Feb. 12 2016 2:01 AMBernie Sanders Is Trying to Distract YouHis strange Henry Kissinger detour in the PBS debate was just another diversion from his lack of a plan to confront today’s foreign policy challenges.
Politics
Feb. 12 2016 12:58 AMWhy Hillary Attacked Bernie on ObamaClinton sure is taking advantage of Sanders’ slights against the first black president.
Politics
Feb. 11 2016 8:00 PMWhat Twitter Has to Say About the Democratic DebateCheck out the instant spin room. (With live stream!)
Crime
Feb. 11 2016 3:57 PMThe Clintons Aren’t to Blame for Mass IncarcerationThe 1994 crime bill was wrongheaded and draconian. But it didn’t cause the explosion in the prison population.

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