The Process WorkedThe Democratic primaries weren’t rigged. Despite their flaws, they produced a nominee with wide support across the party.
14 Republican Excuses for Donald Trump’s RacismIt’s not racism. It’s a matter of tone. It’s just Trump being Trump. And more!
The GOP’s Purity ProblemWhat the Renee Ellmers race in North Carolina says about the Republican Party.
How Should America Resist a Fascist?Violence won’t help—not while there are still legitimate means of stopping Donald Trump.
Why Donald Trump Is FlailingThe GOP primary left him ill-prepared for the scrutiny he’s finally getting.
The Media Finally Figured Out How to Rattle Donald TrumpHis press conference today about his contributions to veterans’ charities was nasty and contentious. Good.
Is America Really in an Anti-Establishment Rage?Voters are angry. They just don’t agree on what they’re angry about.
How a 2013 Governor’s Race Explains Clinton–TrumpTwo unpopular candidates battering each other in a contest over identity: What happened in Virginia doesn’t bode well for the country.
Newt Gingrich Is the Perfect Trump Running MateWhy Donald should pick the former speaker of the House.
Mexicans, Muslims, Cubans, Blacks: Donald Trump Is a Serial Exploiter of PrejudiceCross him and your ethnicity is grounds for suspicion.
Never Trump vs. Trump ForeverA pair of young, ambitious senators, Ben Sasse and Tom Cotton, offer two competing visions for the future of the Republican Party.
The Terrifying Prospect of a Trump Presidency and GOP MajoritiesIf you think Congressional Republicans would rein in the authoritarian candidate, you haven’t been paying attention.
No, Donald Trump Is Not Good at NicknamesWhy is the media obsessed with repeating his silly monikers—and doing his dirty work for him?
Freaking Out About the Trump-Clinton Polls? Here’s a Better Way to Read Them.Ignore the headlines. Find the story being told by the internal data.
Reagan, The Americans, and the Cold WarThe Weisberg brothers—showrunner and Slate chief—in conversation.
The Dark Future of WhitewashingAsian Americans are increasingly overrepresented among our society’s elite. Will the U.S. succumb to anti-Asian prejudice?
Fellow Liberals, Let’s Stop Doing These ThingsThe bad tics and hideous behaviors of intralefty discourse today.
Why Won’t Obama Call the Men He Keeps Killing Radical Islamic Terrorists?When it comes to calling our enemies names before blowing them up, the president is soft.