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
Oct. 17 2013 11:50 AMRadical RepublicansThe Tea Party remains the GOP’s dominant force, unbowed and still deliriously irresponsible.
The Big Idea
May 16 2013 2:24 PMIt’s Scandal Season!Why Obama is suddenly under siege.
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Feb. 13 2013 3:03 PMI Dare YouObama challenges Republicans: See what happens when you oppose my grand plans.
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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.
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Aug. 12 2012 1:55 PMTop of the TicketRomney’s slip had some truth to it.
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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
Aug. 12 2013 10:01 AMThe Two WashingtonsThe politicians are too principled. The lobbyists and journalists are too corrupt. The result is disaster.
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April 30 2013 2:04 PMAmazon’s Sales-Tax VictoryHow the Internet giant and a supine Congress delayed online taxes for more than a decade.
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Jan. 20 2013 1:50 PMThe AgendaHow the president can move beyond reactionary liberalism in his second term.
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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.
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June 21 2012 3:01 PMObama Outfoxes RomneyThe president’s agility on gay marriage and immigration is making his rival look stodgy and unprincipled.
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May 28 2012 7:15 AMHairy EyeballChina’s new censorship model.
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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.

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