The Gabrielle Giffords Shooting
Slate's complete coverage of the tragedy in Tucson.
"The Paucity of Hope: After the Arizona shootings, can Obama—or anyone—bring America back from the brink?" by John Dickerson. Posted Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011.
"Why Do So Many Assassins Have Three Names?: The suspected gunman in Arizona is Jared Lee Loughner, of course," by Brian Palmer. Posted Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011.
"In Defense of Inflamed Rhetoric: The awesome stupidity of the calls to tamp down political speech in the wake of the Giffords shooting," by Jack Shafer. Posted Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011.
"Crazy Talk: We're too quick to use "mental illness" as an explanation for violence," by Vaughan Bell. Posted Sunday, Jan. 9, 2011.
"The Giffords Shooting: Rolling thoughts about the press, the Web, and political assassination," by Jack Shafer. Posted Saturday, Jan. 8, 2011.