Bush's Acceptance Speech, by William Saletan (Friday, Aug. 4, 9:30 a.m.)
The Republicans' Opening-Night Tactics, by William Saletan (Tuesday, Aug. 1, 4 p.m.)
Fly-Fishing Through the GOP Convention, by Timothy Noah (Thursday, Aug. 3, 1:53 p.m.)
Spinning the Republican Color Well, by Timothy Noah (Wednesday, Aug. 2, 2:28 p.m.
Memo to Marian Wright Edelman: Don't Sue Dubya! by Timothy Noah (Tuesday, Aug. 1, 3:41 p.m.)
Whose Convention Goes First? by Jeremy Derfner (Thursday, Aug. 3, 2:59 p.m.)
Cheney and the Oil Cartel: Episode 2, by Mickey Kaus (Monday, July 31, 7:31 a.m.)
TODAY IN SLATE
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem
Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.
I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore
And schools are getting worried.
Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War
Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough
So they added a little self-immolation.
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.