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.

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May 22 2017 1:33 AMMr. ComplicitMike Pence isn’t avoiding Trump’s misconduct. He’s abetting it.
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May 12 2017 7:15 PMThe Trump Administration’s Guide to Twisting WordsDon’t take it from me. Take it from this guy I’m misquoting.
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May 8 2017 3:07 PMThe GOP Game Plan for Defending TrumpcareIt’s evasive, it’s irrational, it’s pretty damn slick. 
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April 26 2017 4:19 PMThe Moderate’s Case Against TrumpYou don’t have to hate Donald Trump to see he is bad at his job.
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April 12 2017 12:52 PMThe Battle for Trump’s BrainThe president has no Syria plan. Here’s how his advisers are competing to set the administration’s agenda.
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April 5 2017 7:39 PMGood Cops, Bad CopsTrump loves law enforcement, except when they’re investigating him.
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March 28 2017 9:51 PMNunes Can’t Be TrustedHe’s in the tank for Trump. He needs to go.
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March 17 2017 10:28 PM“There Is No Question That Something Happened”How the Trump camp's argument for investigating Obama could be turned against them.
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March 14 2017 3:43 PMThe Turkish ConnectionA timeline of what we know, and what Trump knew, about Michael Flynn’s relationship with Turkey.
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March 3 2017 6:55 PMJared KnewTrump’s son-in-law and adviser has been concealing a Flynn-Russia meeting for months.
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Feb. 24 2017 10:33 PMIs Reince Priebus Lying About the FBI?James Comey needs to clear a few things up.
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Feb. 17 2017 3:23 PMWas Trump Warned That Flynn Misled the FBI?Flynn’s interview prompted a warning to the White House. Was Trump not told, or does he not care?
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Feb. 8 2017 5:52 PMA Little JusticeTrump’s lies, bigotry, and bad judgment come back to bite him in court.
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Feb. 3 2017 6:34 PMBad Religion  How Trump is warping Christianity for his own gain.
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Jan. 26 2017 3:53 PMThe More Trump Hates, the More America Rejects His HatredWhites and men elected him. But polls show they didn’t support his attacks on immigrants, Muslims, and women.
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May 16 2017 10:44 AMReliable SourcesWhy we should believe the anonymous officials in the Washington Post’s leak story over McMaster, Tillerson, and Trump.
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May 10 2017 8:05 PMThe White House Is Lying About ComeyThat’s one thing we know for sure.
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May 3 2017 3:16 PMBret Stephens Should Take His Own AdviceThe New York Times columnist wants us to be aware of everyone’s ideological intentions, but he’s not.
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April 25 2017 2:04 PMJames Comey’s Real ProblemIt’s not that he’s partisan. It’s that he’s blind to his own biases, which helped Trump get elected.
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April 6 2017 5:57 PMNunes 2.0The new leaders of the House Intelligence Committee’s Russia investigation are just as partisan and pro-Trump as the last guy.
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March 31 2017 9:59 PMHate Makes Us WeakHow Russia exploits American racism and xenophobia for its own gain.
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March 21 2017 10:03 AMRepublicans Don’t Want to Find Out What Happened With RussiaThat’s why they spent the Comey hearing defending Trump and Michael Flynn—and attacking the FBI.
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March 14 2017 3:44 PMThis White House Lies About EverythingAnd other lessons from the Flynn-Turkey-Trump saga.
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March 8 2017 8:22 PMThe “Opposition Party” Keeps Getting BiggerThe more enemies Donald Trump declares, the less Americans believe him—and the more alone he becomes.
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March 1 2017 3:57 PMUnpresidential AddressTrump’s speech to Congress was as amoral as the man himself.
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Feb. 21 2017 9:54 PMRelease Michael Flynn’s FBI InterviewLet’s find out how far Trump went to protect his former national security adviser.  
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Feb. 14 2017 4:06 PMThe Only Truth Is TrumpKellyanne Conway’s response to the Flynn debacle is incredibly clarifying, in a terrifying way.
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Feb. 6 2017 6:30 PMTrump’s ApologistMike Pence isn’t just a VP. He’s the chief enabler of the president’s fascist ways.
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Jan. 31 2017 1:13 PMOf Course It’s a Muslim BanA mountain of evidence proves Trump signed his executive order to target Islam.
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Jan. 25 2017 3:10 PMKellyanne Conway Is the Slipperiest Political Flack in HistoryTV journalists need to find a new way to handle her.

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