Presidential RematchesWhat Andrew Jackson can teach Al Gore about beating Bush in 2004.
The Truman ShowBush's Department of Homeland Security plan is modeled on Truman's 1947 national security reorganization. Here's what Harry got wrong.
Who's Stonewalling Now?Democrats' and Republicans' views on executive privilege depend exclusively on whose man is living in the White House.
Is Iraq the New Japan?What the post-World War II occupation of Japan can teach us about ruling Iraq.
Does the United States Start Wars?Would an American invasion of Iraq be unprecedented?
Nixon and the Jews. Again.If his tirades against Jews weren't anti-Semitism, what were they?
Rating the Founding FathersThe reputation market finds Adams up, Jefferson down, and the others holding steady.
Don’t Sweat the Dodd-Frank Rollback Congress just gave Wall Street a win. It also opened the door for smarter, better financial reform.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Staff writer Lily Hay Newman shares what stories intrigued her at the magazine this week.
How Creative Is Your Computer? The Lovelace test is a better measure of artificial intelligence than the Turing test.
Squash vs. Baseball! Wrestling vs. Golf! Good riddance to the days when sports had to fight each other for Olympic survival.