Because the Bible Tells Us So

The GOP’s positions on immigration and refugees contradict the teachings of the Good Book the party says it values so much.  

Nov. 25 2015 11:44 AMDonald Trump Is a FascistThis isn’t a partisan attack. It is the political label that best describes what the GOP front-runner has become.
Nov. 24 2015 3:28 PMTed Cruz’s Sophisticated BigotryThis is how you bash Muslims while pretending to be principled. 
Nov. 23 2015 3:36 PMWhy Ted Cruz Is Suddenly Distancing Himself From Donald TrumpThe Texas senator is positioning himself as the reasonable alternative.  
Nov. 20 2015 5:36 PMBravo, CNN!Seriously, the network’s new debate format should make the GOP race a lot more fair.
Nov. 19 2015 4:10 PMObama Is Losing the Argument About Syrian RefugeesAnxious Democrats are joining Republicans to slow the entry of those fleeing Syria.
Nov. 19 2015 2:43 PMThe Reading ListStories we liked from around the Web for the week of Nov. 16.
Nov. 18 2015 4:24 PMGuilty Until Proven ChristianFor Republicans, if you are Muslim, you are out of luck.
Nov. 18 2015 3:29 PMMy Family’s Refugee StoryThe argument over who gets to come to America is personal for me—and millions of others.
Nov. 17 2015 12:01 AMWhen Super PACs AttackWatch the money fly as they spend millions to tear down or bolster the candidates.
Nov. 16 2015 6:37 PMPreaching to the ChoirSen. Ted Cruz visited Bob Jones University to press his case that he is the evangelical candidate who can win.
Nov. 16 2015 5:01 PMThe Real ExtremistAlabama poses a greater risk to Syrian refugees than those refugees pose to Alabama.
Nov. 15 2015 2:26 AMObama II    Hillary Clinton plans to hug Barack Obama all the way to the nomination. 
Nov. 14 2015 10:55 PMWho Won the Democratic Debate?Vote in our totally unscientific online poll.
Nov. 14 2015 4:33 PM“How Stupid Are the People of Iowa?”Donald Trump insults everyone, especially Ben Carson. Is he finally fading?
Nov. 13 2015 3:15 PMMitt Romney Can’t Save the GOPThe Republican establishment is getting nervous. But it is deluded if it thinks Mittens can bail them out.
Nov. 24 2015 4:56 PMWhy the Super PACs Don’t Scare Donald TrumpThey only boost his credentials as the anti-establishment candidate.
Nov. 23 2015 6:37 PMDonald Trump Is a Conservative Media CreationThe real estate mogul’s racist and xenophobic message is a product of years of race-baiting from right-wing media.
Nov. 20 2015 5:47 PMA New Threat to ObamacareInsurance companies are starting to pull out. Premiums are rising. Is the ACA doomed?
Nov. 20 2015 10:09 AMGeorge W. Bush Needs to Speak to His PartyThe former president may be the one person who can stop the rise of a new strain of ugly, divisive politics.
Nov. 19 2015 3:17 PMDonald Trump Is Actually a Moderate RepublicanThat’s why he’s winning.
Nov. 18 2015 4:40 PMHillary Is Already Triangulating Against LiberalsHer new attack on Bernie Sanders’ single-payer health care plan shows her indifference to progressive voters.
Nov. 18 2015 3:58 PMYes, Republicans Are Being Cowardly in Rejecting Syrian RefugeesThey deserve to be called out for it.
Nov. 17 2015 4:55 PMThe GOP’s Flirtation With Ending the Surveillance State Is OverEavesdropping and reading people’s email is coming back into fashion for most Republican presidential candidates. 
Nov. 16 2015 6:55 PMResettling Syrian Refugees: An AlternativeEconomic opportunity closer to home is better than a struggle to integrate abroad.
Nov. 16 2015 5:34 PMThe Fight Over Syrian Refugees Is Going to Get NutsRepublicans may actually threaten another government shutdown to block them from coming in.
Nov. 16 2015 1:34 PMWhy the Paris Attacks Will Only Boost Donald TrumpHis brand of nativism is exactly what GOP voters want right now.
Nov. 15 2015 1:32 AMHillary’s Greatest WeaknessShe needs to put distance between herself and Obama.
Nov. 14 2015 7:00 PMWhat Twitter Has to Say About the Democratic DebateCheck out the instant spin room.
Nov. 13 2015 7:09 PMTed Cruz Is Being Trampled on Immigration ReformThe conservative base is turning on him. 
Nov. 13 2015 2:40 PMWhat Happened at Slate This Week?Ben Mathis-Lilley’s advice on avoiding jet lag, high court hairstyles, and the merits of 1920s monetary policy.