Jacob  Weisberg Jacob Weisberg

Jacob Weisberg is chairman and editor-in-chief of The Slate Group and author of The Bush Tragedy. Follow him on Twitter.

The Book Club
Jan. 15 2012 7:30 AMThe ObamasThe first lady is Barack Obama’s Department of “Let’s Get Real.”
The Book Club
Jan. 13 2012 11:39 AMThe ObamasWhy, despite everything, the Obamas seem to have a truly great marriage.
Palinisms
Jan. 5 2012 4:45 PMPalinismsDid Sarah Palin really say that?
Culture Gabfest
Dec. 21 2011 12:46 PMThe Culture Gabfest, “Tinker Tailor Soldier Fry” EditionListen to Slate's show about Tinker Tailor Soldier Spy, vocal fry, and the legacy of Christopher Hitchens.
The Big Idea
Dec. 8 2011 7:11 AMIs Newt Nuts?Consider the symptoms: Bouts of grandiosity, megalomania, irritability, impulsiveness, spending sprees …
The Big Idea
Oct. 13 2011 7:16 PMOccupy Wall Street and the Tea Party: Compare and ContrastOne looks cooler. The other smells better. Do they agree on anything?
Palinisms
Oct. 6 2011 11:07 AMPalinisms
Did Sarah Palin really say that?
The Big Idea
Sept. 22 2011 6:54 PMDon't Believe Ron SuskindHis book about Obama is as spurious as the ones he wrote about Bush.
The Big Idea
Sept. 9 2011 6:29 PMRepublicans vs. EconomicsDoes the GOP oppose Obama's jobs plan for ideological reasons or political ones?
Palinisms
Aug. 16 2011 11:25 AMPalinismsDid Sarah Palin really say that?
Culture Gabfest
Aug. 3 2011 11:59 AMThe Culture Gabfest, "Daniel Craig in Chaps" EditionListen to Slate's show about Cowboys & Aliens, AMC's Breaking Bad, and painter Lucian Freud.
Palinisms
July 14 2011 1:28 PMPalinismsDid Sarah Palin really say that?
The Big Idea
June 14 2011 11:22 AMGoing SaneThe Republican presidential field is much less wacky than expected.
Palinisms
June 11 2011 7:55 AMPalinismsDid Sarah Palin really say that?
Palinisms
June 10 2011 4:59 PMPalinismsDid Sarah Palin really say that?
The Book Club
Jan. 13 2012 3:40 PMThe ObamasBad withholding president-husband!
Palinisms
Jan. 6 2012 6:59 AMPalinismsDid Sarah Palin really say that?
The Big Idea
Jan. 4 2012 2:03 PMFace It: Romney’s the NomineeThe media will desperately try to persuade you there is still a Republican race. Do not pay attention.
Fighting Words
Dec. 16 2011 1:19 AMCare To Meet for a Cheap Drink?For young D.C. journalists, nothing was headier than Hitchens’ boozy instruction in radical politics and literature.
The Big Idea
Dec. 8 2011 7:10 AMGingrich’s Doodles
The Big Idea
Oct. 10 2011 2:10 PMMitt’s Unlikely VictoryIt’s the most conservative GOP in decades. So why will a moderate like Romney win the presidential nomination?
Palinisms
Sept. 30 2011 4:25 PMPalinisms
Did Sarah Palin really say that?
The Big Idea
Sept. 13 2011 3:06 PM"Let Him Die"A debate question exposes the incoherence—and cowardice—of the Republican candidates' opposition to Obamacare.
Palinisms
Sept. 7 2011 10:26 AMPalinismsDid Sarah Palin really say that?
The Big Idea
Aug. 4 2011 4:48 PMLessons of the CrisisThe debt-ceiling debacle revealed that politics is broken in every possible way and there's no point in explaining complicated matters to the American people.
Palinisms
Aug. 1 2011 10:33 AMPalinismsDid Sarah Palin really say that?
Palinisms
June 24 2011 10:10 AMPalinismsDid Sarah Palin really say that?
Palinisms
June 12 2011 8:16 AMPalinismsDid Sarah Palin really say that?
Palinisms
June 10 2011 6:46 PMPalinismsDid Sarah Palin really say that?
The Big Idea
June 10 2011 7:16 AMBubble TroubleIs Web personalization turning us into solipsistic twits?

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  Business
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  Double X
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  Slate Plus
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  Arts
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Sports Nut
Oct. 20 2014 5:09 PM Keepaway, on Three. Ready—Break! On his record-breaking touchdown pass, Peyton Manning couldn’t even leave the celebration to chance.