Turn Him Into Tom DeweyThe Republican effort to depict Obama as a pompous, out-of-touch snob.
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How Now, Ol' Man MSM?A father-daughter smackdown over sexism and the media coverage of Hillary Clinton.
Wisconsin Should Be a ShowdownThe case for expecting Clinton to thrive in the green-eyeshade state.
Accepting the InevitableWhat McCain can learn from the acceptance speeches of Reagan, Bush, and Gore.
Primary LessonsWhat do the results so far tell us about Clinton and Obama as general election candidates?
The Slatest Week in Pictures A pilgrimage in Nepal, elections in Athens, war in Syria, fashion in Paris, and trash heaps in China.
What Happened at Slate This Week? Social media guru Lindsey Underwood highlights the most popular stories of the week, from the Patriots to Tom Petty.
Katy Perry Is the Singing, Dancing "Cool Girl," and She's a Perfect Fit for the Super Bowl Halftime Show
The Gynandromorphs A phenomenon observed in insects, crustaceans, and birds results in animals that are both female and male.
He Never Touches the Balls Tom Brady may be the handsome face of the Pats, but the team’s heart and soul belong to defensive tackle Vince Wilfork.