Also in Slate, John Dickerson looks at the fallout from Rep. Joe Barton's blunder.
By that time, there was bipartisan agreement on two matters: Barton had gone too far. And Hayward hadn't gone nearly far enough. Rep. Bart Stupak, the subcommittee's chairman, spoke for his colleagues when he told Hayward he was "extremely frustrated with your lack of candor and inability to answer any questions." It wasn't a question, so Hayward didn't respond.