By the way, while it was fun to read how Slate filled out its slate (Jack, you really did vote for Harry Browne! Only 641 people did in D.C., I saw.), it's not a great act of courage for persons at an opinion magazine to declare their preferences. If I were back at one of the two opinion magazines I've worked for, the New Republic and the Washington Monthly, perhaps I'd do the same. But that's not where I work now. Try me in '04.
TODAY IN SLATE
Blacks Don’t Have a Corporal Punishment Problem
Americans do. But when blacks exhibit the same behaviors as others, it becomes part of a greater black pathology.
I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Lifetime Didn’t Think the Steubenville Rape Case Was Dramatic Enough
So they added a little self-immolation.
Two Damn Good, Very Different Movies About Soldiers Returning From War
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.