Jacob Weisberg
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 Big Idea
Feb. 13 2013 3:03 PMI Dare YouObama challenges Republicans: See what happens when you oppose my grand plans.
The Big Idea
Jan. 10 2013 2:55 PMObama IIWhy the president is finally getting tough.
Politics
Nov. 7 2012 3:24 AMWhy Mitt LostHe couldn’t separate himself from the Republican Party’s growing extremism.
The Big Idea
Sept. 21 2012 4:30 PMWhy Did Romney Overpay His Taxes?It’s dumb. Also, he swore he would never do it.
The Big Idea
Aug. 12 2012 1:55 PMTop of the TicketRomney’s slip had some truth to it.
The Big Idea
July 17 2012 5:26 PMThe Pain in BainWhy Romney’s so afraid of talking about what he did at Bain.
Conversations With Slate
May 30 2012 6:09 PMSomeone’s Always Watching MeAi Weiwei on what it’s like to live under constant surveillance by the Chinese government.
Conversations With Slate
May 23 2012 3:26 PMLearning How To Make Pork-Infused VeggiesJacob Weisberg chats about the highlights from his latest interview series.
Palinisms
Jan. 21 2012 11:08 AMPalinismsDid she really say that?
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?
The Big Idea
Jan. 20 2013 1:50 PMThe AgendaHow the president can move beyond reactionary liberalism in his second term.
The Big Idea
Dec. 18 2012 2:30 PMBeating Guns the Bloomberg WayThe New York mayor, not Obama, knows how to defeat the NRA.
Political Gabfest
Oct. 12 2012 3:28 PMThe Barcalounger GabfestListen to Slate's show about the Biden/Ryan VP debate, Romney’s surge, and affirmative action at the high court.
The Big Idea
Sept. 6 2012 3:50 PMJulian Castro vs. Marco RubioWho made the better case that Latinos should vote for his party?
The Big Idea
July 23 2012 6:25 AMChicago StyleRomney is accusing Obama of practicing “Chicago-style politics.” Apparently, he has no idea what that means.
The Big Idea
June 21 2012 3:01 PMObama Outfoxes RomneyThe president’s agility on gay marriage and immigration is making his rival look stodgy and unprincipled.
The Big Idea
May 28 2012 7:15 AMHairy EyeballChina’s new censorship model.
The Big Idea
Feb. 1 2012 2:10 PMRomney Is Kerry. Or Maybe Gore.He’s too handsome, too rich, and too pompous to win the hearts of ordinary Americans.
The Book Club
Jan. 17 2012 4:11 PMThe ObamasI feel bad about Michelle Obama’s unworn sweatpants.
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?

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