"If I Ran the Team …"We would win every game: A poem for the opening day of baseball season.
Sarah Palin's PlaygroundIf only all political issues were debated in the language of childhood.
FEMA, You're Doing a Heck of a JobQuestions for the agency's future fake news conferences.
Noon: Lunch With Noam ChomskyThe original requested U.S. travel itinerary for Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.
Nine Other Oaths Karl Rove Could SwearHe doesn't want to tell "the truth, the whole truth, and nothing but the truth" to Congress. Here are some alternatives.
Dirty Phone Tricks for the Presidential CampaignBeware, some callers have hidden agendas.
Senator, Here's the Scenario …The hypothetical questions they should ask at the presidential debates.
Double Dribble at the Twin Tier Tongue Dome"Tryone Pippins puts a pick on Peppers, and that's a pack of picks on Peppers ..."
Why Democrats Have the Right to Be Angry With Clinton Her email scandal was easy to predict and avoid.
More Than Twenty Years After the Story in Show Me a Hero, Yonkers’ Affordable-Housing Fight Isn’t Over
What Happened at Slate This Week? International affairs writer Joshua Keating on what to read to understand the apparently permanent slowdown of the Chinese economy.
Idris Elba Just Got Called “Too Street” to Play Bond. Here’s Why That’s Even Crazier Than it Sounds.
Does Contraception Reduce Abortions? The relationship is surprisingly ambiguous—until you look at the best evidence.
Of Flying Squirrels and Yard Goats Meet the branding geniuses behind some of minor league baseball’s craziest logos and mascots.