William Saletan
William Saletan William Saletan

Will Saletan writes about politics, science, technology, and other stuff for Slate. He’s the author of Bearing Right.

Politics
Oct. 5 2016 7:35 PMImplicit Bias Is Real. Don’t Be So Defensive.Mike Pence heard an accusation of bigotry, not an acknowledgment of human nature.
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Sept. 28 2016 12:29 PMWeapon of Self-DestructionHow the Iraq war wrecked the GOP.
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Sept. 20 2016 6:31 PMTerrorism Doesn’t Help TrumpJust look at the polls.
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Sept. 1 2016 5:15 PMHow Trump Sucks Up to MinoritiesBy scaring them about other minorities.
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Aug. 25 2016 8:09 PMHillary’s Lifeboat to the GOPThe Democratic nominee offered her rivals a way to save themselves from the catastrophe that is Donald Trump.
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Aug. 3 2016 4:57 PM10 Vile Things Donald Trump Has Said Since the GOP ConventionThere is no Trump “pivot.”
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July 28 2016 2:58 PMThe DNC Turns to the RightThe Democrats have borrowed the language of conservatism to appeal to GOP defectors.
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July 21 2016 11:23 AMMike Pence’s New GodThe Christian conservative was supposed to bring morality to Trump’s campaign. Instead he caved to Trump. 
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July 19 2016 9:05 AMThe Most Damning Speech of the GOP ConventionIt wasn’t Melania Trump’s.
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July 8 2016 7:40 PMThere Is a War Over Race in AmericaBut it’s not whites vs. blacks.
The Slatest
June 30 2016 7:53 PMDonald Trump on Jimmy the Greek's Racist Slurs About Black Athletes: "He Was Doing OK ’Til He Said He Was Sorry"
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June 23 2016 5:56 PMDonald Trump’s Next-Generation BigotryNot content with attacking immigrants, Trump is now smearing their American-born children. And the children of those children.
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June 13 2016 9:07 AMTrump’s Response to Orlando Is Exactly What ISIS WantsPolarization, immoderation, attacks on civilians and Islam: ISIS's wish list is Trump's platform.
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June 7 2016 1:52 PM14 Republican Excuses for Donald Trump’s RacismIt’s not racism. It’s a matter of tone. It’s just Trump being Trump. And more!
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June 1 2016 1:11 PMTrump’s Attack on a Federal Judge Is an Open Appeal to RacismDon’t normalize it.
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Oct. 3 2016 11:52 AMThe Trump Campaign’s Tax Defense: NihilismTrump henchmen Chris Christie and Rudy Giuliani write off the tax scandal with 14 soulless arguments.
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Sept. 27 2016 9:44 AMThe Art of the VenalDonald Trump thinks politics is business, and business is theft.
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Sept. 8 2016 8:55 AMNBC’s Commander in Chief Forum Was an Authoritarian FarceA case study in how not to handle Trump—and in how Trump, as president, would handle us.
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Aug. 26 2016 1:25 PMThe Enemy WithinDonald Trump obsesses over threats from without. It’s the useful idiots in our midst who pose the bigger threat.
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Aug. 8 2016 3:16 PMHow Trump’s “Toughness” Makes Him a Sucker for PutinHis bluster and his businessman’s approach to diplomacy have made him a tool of Russian interests.
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July 29 2016 1:21 PMShe’s With UsThe fundamental choice in this election is between Trump’s “I” and Hillary’s “We.”
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July 26 2016 5:26 PMThe Party of Trump vs. the Party of Traditional ValuesAt the DNC, speakers are framing liberal arguments in conservative terms.
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July 20 2016 12:30 AMTrump’s CowardHow Paul Ryan embraced a racist and ruined his party.
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July 14 2016 3:39 PMNot by the Color of Their UniformThe Dallas shooting offered a parable about racism. Just not the one you think.
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July 6 2016 1:05 PMThe Vast Left-Wing Media Conspiracy to Make Donald Trump Look Like a BigotGive us a gold star!
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June 28 2016 2:03 PMIt Can’t Happen HereBrexit isn’t good news for Trump. Nativism is still a losing proposition.
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June 15 2016 5:33 PMDonald Trump’s Bigotry Is Not About MuslimsHe has the same beefs with blacks, Latinos, and other minorities.
The Slatest
June 7 2016 7:30 PMDonald Trump’s Statement About the “Mexican” Judge Is More Damning Than He Realizes
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June 3 2016 4:19 PMMexicans, Muslims, Cubans, Blacks: Donald Trump Is a Serial Exploiter of PrejudiceCross him and your ethnicity is grounds for suspicion.
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May 31 2016 2:17 PMFreaking Out About the Trump-Clinton Polls? Here’s a Better Way to Read Them.Ignore the headlines. Find the story being told by the internal data.

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