Sept. 25 2016 5:03 PMHow to Beat Trump in a DebateHe has three weaknesses.
Sept. 20 2016 6:31 PMTerrorism Doesn’t Help TrumpJust look at the polls.
Sept. 19 2016 5:48 PMHillary’s Play for MillennialsClinton makes the case that she’s the authentic one.
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.
Sept. 15 2016 6:52 PMGary Johnson Is Not Worth Any Liberal’s Protest VoteHe’s a free-market ideologue who would work to undermine large pieces of the left’s program.
Sept. 14 2016 3:47 PMThe Violent, Racist Meaning of “Redemption”In foretelling bloody insurrection in the event of a Clinton victory, Kentucky’s governor invoked America’s history of racial reaction.
Sept. 14 2016 8:36 AMThe GOP Is in an Ideological Civil WarDonald Trump’s family leave plan proves it.
Sept. 13 2016 4:36 PMTrump’s SecretUnlike Clinton, he isn’t transparent about anything, but he has dictated how the press judges him.
Sept. 12 2016 6:18 PMBob Timberg’s ScarsYears after his face was blown off by a Viet Cong grenade, the writer and Marine held up a mirror to himself and his country.
Sept. 10 2016 1:55 PMElection Day Shouldn’t Be a News-Free ZoneThis Nov. 8, Slate will publish real-time projections based on voter turnout, so citizens will finally know as much as the campaigns do about who is winning and why.
Sept. 8 2016 5:10 PMOn the One Hand, the Media’s Coverage of the Trump–Clinton Forum Was a DisasterOn the other—no, never mind, it sucked.
Sept. 8 2016 8:55 AMNBC’s Commander in Chief Forum Was an Authoritarian FarceA case study in how not to handle Trump—and in how Trump, as president, would handle us.
Sept. 7 2016 5:15 AMDesert, StormThe Bush administration thought an elective war would make America safer. Then Katrina hit. The untold story of the Iraq war’s toll on New Orleans.
Sept. 2 2016 1:43 PMWhat Trump’s Black Church Appearance Is Really AboutA leaked script reveals his intended audience: white Republicans.
Sept. 1 2016 5:15 PMHow Trump Sucks Up to MinoritiesBy scaring them about other minorities.
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.
Sept. 19 2016 8:47 PMThe Official LieThe Republican party is now embracing Trump’s birther bullshit.
Sept. 16 2016 5:07 PMNah, Trump’s Still a BirtherIt’s the core of his political identity.
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.
Sept. 15 2016 10:24 AMTrump Proposes Home-School Vouchers for Poor Kids. It’s a Dumb Idea That No One Wants.It’s also not about poor kids.
Sept. 14 2016 2:46 PMA Poll Says Trump’s Up Five Points in Ohio. Is It Time to Freak Out?A dialogue.
Sept. 13 2016 4:54 PMTrump’s Campaign Against Clinton Is an Exercise in Projection“Unstable,” “bigoted,” “grifter.” The truest descriptions of Trump are his descriptions of Hillary.
Sept. 12 2016 7:56 PMHow to Cover Hillary Clinton Aggressively in the Age of TrumpA conversation about “false balance.”
Sept. 11 2016 11:47 PMDo Half of Trump’s Supporters Really Belong in a “Basket of Deplorables”?Yes.
Sept. 9 2016 6:47 PMAnother Reason Trump Loves PutinThey swim together in the white nationalist fever swamps.
Sept. 8 2016 1:30 PMThe Proud Ignorance of Donald TrumpAt NBC News’ Commander-in-Chief Forum, the Republican nominee showed his contempt for the presidency and his supporters.
Sept. 7 2016 6:03 PMThe Looming Budget Showdown Has Exposed the GOP’s Essential TrumpishnessFreedom Caucus Republicans want to tie the refugee-punching American SAFE Act to a short-term funding package.
Sept. 6 2016 6:05 PMTrump–Clinton 101A surprising educational split among white voters is the defining characteristic of this election.
Sept. 1 2016 6:34 PMHow Trump Made a Fool out of MexicoPresident Enrique Peña Nieto committed an historic error.
Sept. 1 2016 4:50 PMWhat Could Democrats Get in Return for President Trump’s Dumb Wall?A thought experiment.