Reihan Salam
Reihan Salam

Reihan Salam is a columnist for Slate.

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Feb. 11 2016 2:48 PMI Can’t Hate Donald TrumpI do hate the Republicans who’ve enabled his remarkable popularity.
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Feb. 2 2016 7:43 AMTrump’s Not Dead YetHis surprising loss in Iowa doesn’t mean his candidacy is doomed.
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Jan. 15 2016 5:29 PMThe Irony of Anti-Immigration RacismClosing our borders won’t stop the U.S. from becoming a majority-minority nation.
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Dec. 8 2015 12:23 PMSlate Voice: “Turn Off Your Heat”Listen to Reihan Salam read his case for lowering the thermostat during the winter months.
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Nov. 20 2015 5:47 PMA New Threat to ObamacareInsurance companies are starting to pull out. Premiums are rising. Is the ACA doomed?
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Nov. 12 2015 5:47 AMThe United States Doesn’t Spend Enough on Its MilitaryOur future, and the future of our allies, depends on stronger, and yes, more expensive, armed forces.
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Oct. 23 2015 5:49 PMPaul Ryan Can Save the House RepublicansBut it won’t be easy.
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Oct. 2 2015 2:04 PMWill Republicans and Democrats Ever Stop Fighting Over Obamacare?It’s time to call a truce.
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Sept. 22 2015 11:44 AMScott Walker Isn’t FinishedYes, he ran a terrible campaign, but he may yet be a player in the 2016 race.
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Sept. 4 2015 5:20 PMWhite FrightDoes Donald Trump represent the ascendancy of white nationalism on the American right?
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Aug. 20 2015 2:25 PMNo Vote Left BehindAn overlooked group of voters could hand the White House to the GOP—if the GOP is smart enough to court them.
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July 29 2015 11:55 AMHow to Fix Our InterstatesHint: Not with more asphalt.
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July 10 2015 11:14 AMAmericans Shouldn’t Fear Mexican ImmigrantsBut Mexican immigrants have every right to fear Americans.
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June 25 2015 3:34 PMConservatives Should Be Happy About Losing King v. BurwellA victory at the court would have exposed how divided the GOP still is on health care.
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June 5 2015 7:03 PMRick Perry Is Not an IdiotHe’s a savvy politician and an inventive policy thinker. Dismiss him at your peril.
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Feb. 5 2016 1:10 PMWhat Does Marco Rubio Stand For?The senator’s chameleonlike nature makes him the GOP’s best hope to win the general election—if he can make it that far.
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Jan. 22 2016 10:44 AMThe Conservative Case Against Donald TrumpAnd the case for a Voltron-like merger of Ted Cruz and Marco Rubio.
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Jan. 8 2016 1:15 PMDonald Trump, Made in ChinaHow Chinese-driven job losses have fueled the Republican’s insurgent candidacy.
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Dec. 1 2015 5:45 AMWe Need to Spend More on Our Soldiers and SailorsYes, the U.S. already spends a lot on our military. But our people are more valuable—and cost more—than any other armed force in the world.
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Nov. 16 2015 6:55 PMResettling Syrian Refugees: An AlternativeEconomic opportunity closer to home is better than a struggle to integrate abroad.
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Nov. 11 2015 1:17 PMWhere Does Marco Rubio Stand on Immigration?It’s time for the Florida senator to stop avoiding the issue.
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Oct. 9 2015 6:36 PMThe Real Reason for the Chaos in the HouseIt’s not just rebellious GOP lawmakers. It’s what empowers those lawmakers to buck the party leadership.
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Sept. 25 2015 2:50 PMWhat Republicans Need From Their Next SpeakerHow John Boehner’s replacement can unite a fractious party.
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Sept. 17 2015 11:45 AMWhy Would Any Sane Republican Run for President?The way the GOP chooses its candidate for America’s highest office is totally crazy.
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Aug. 27 2015 3:51 PMDonald Trump Can Make a DifferenceHere’s how.
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Aug. 7 2015 7:32 PMWhy Donald Trump Isn’t Going AwayHe’s not a Republican phenomenon. He’s part of a troubling global movement toward populism and nationalism.
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July 13 2015 7:17 PMScott Walker Is the Perfect GOP Candidate    Why aren’t I more excited about him?
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June 26 2015 7:09 PMThat Was FastNot long ago, same-sex marriage was a cause advanced by a handful of activists. Now it’s the law of the land. How did that happen?
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June 15 2015 6:56 AMExit Stage RightWelcome to the race, Jeb—now drop out.
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May 28 2015 4:18 PMUber Isn’t the ProblemIt’s not the company’s fault that driving a car—and coughing up steep commissions—is an attractive option for so many Americans.

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