"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 ..."
Patty Murray Should Be the Next Senate Minority Leader The Washington senator is a better choice than Elizabeth Warren or Chuck Schumer.
Inside Higher Ed
Fighting Words? A professor compared Hamas to a rabid pit bull. Free speech couldn’t protect him from student vitriol.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Alison Griswold describes her experience reporting on the Germanwings tragedy.
Even Lufthansa’s Exhaustive Psychiatric Tests Couldn’t Have Stopped a Tragedy Like the Germanwings Crash