The Most Astute Analysis of American Politics in 2016? SNL’s “Black Jeopardy!” Sketch.
It had more to say about class and race than a thousand tenderly crafted portraits of the white working class.
Trump vs. Clinton: Who’s Winning Today’s Forecasts of Who Will Win the Election?Find out with the Slate ~100 Percent Accurate Electoral Forecast Averagifier.
Spinning the UnspinnableTrump’s surrogates can’t defend his attack on democracy so they’re pretending it didn’t happen.
How a Rival Political Operative in 1992 Handled a Dossier on Bill Clinton’s Secret Black SonThe guy threw it in the fireplace. Today, the rumor’s on CNN.
Make Them Squirm, Chris WallaceOur hopes and dreams for what the Fox News anchor should ask Trump and Clinton at the final debate.
There Is a Conspiracy to Rig the Election, and Donald Trump Is Part of ItForget the lurid fiction about voter fraud. Trump and the GOP are openly attacking the legitimacy of black voting.
230 Things Donald Trump Has Said and Done That Make Him Unfit to Be PresidentHow many times has Donald Trump disqualified himself from holding the most powerful job in the world? You be the judge.
The 18 Craziest Days in Modern Presidential PoliticsHow a close race between Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump turned into a national referendum on misogyny and sexual assault.
The New Bellwether DemocratsWhy the party might score important victories in Missouri even if the state goes for Trump.
How We Bungled Nation-Building in AfghanistanAmerican officials ignored repeated warnings about Afghanistan’s corrupt government.
Where Trump Is Still KingHis campaign is imploding, his poll numbers diving. But at Donald Trump’s rallies, nothing has changed.
Our Gutless EvisceratorsKeith Olbermann and our vogue for EPIC RANTS are a product of liberalism’s blind spots.
Donald Trump vs. AmericaHe’s no longer running against Hillary Clinton. He’s running against our democracy itself.
“Let’s Just Talk About Donald Trump Again”Down-Ballot Democrats are running unimaginative one-note campaigns. Are they working?
Barack Obama Is Coming to a Statehouse Near YouHe’s focusing his post-presidency on a matter that bedeviled his two terms: gerrymandering.
It Lost Black Voters. Now It’s Losing Latinos. What’s Left Is a Broken, White GOP.Donald Trump is accelerating a process that began half a century ago.
South Dakota’s Proxy War Over Political TransparencyA state ballot measure is proving it takes money in politics to fight money in politics.
Donald Trump’s Solution to Islamophobia Is to Make Life Worse for MeAsked about Islamophobia in the town hall, Trump decided to blow a dog whistle.
A Preview of a DespotHuman rights, civil rights, the rule of law: Trump doesn’t believe in them, and he would like your vote.
Banana RepublicanBy threatening to jail his opponent, Donald Trump promised to rip up the foundations of liberal democracy.