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. 19 2018 6:51 PMIn Trump’s America, Violence WinsThe president praised a Montana congressman who assaulted a reporter. But voters aren’t punishing the GOP for its support of brutality.
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Oct. 10 2018 7:00 PMWhy Immigration Opponents Should Worry About Climate ChangeThe Americans who want to keep immigrants out will be dismayed by the latest climate report.
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Oct. 3 2018 9:05 PMTrump’s Mockery of Ford’s Testimony Was Full of Lies. His Supporters Are Spreading Them.
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Sept. 28 2018 10:44 AMKavanaugh Lied to the Judiciary Committee—RepeatedlyThursday’s hearing didn’t prove whether Kavanaugh assaulted Ford. But we do know the Supreme Court nominee wasn’t honest in his testimony.
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Sept. 26 2018 11:13 PMKavanaugh’s Increasingly Dubious DenialsThe weight of testimony against the Supreme Court nominee is becoming heavier and heavier.
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Sept. 21 2018 8:03 PMPeople Are Out to Undermine President TrumpAs they should be.
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Sept. 12 2018 7:35 PMThe Weekly Standard’s Kavanaugh Fact Check Was CorrectThinkProgress and its allies show their bias by denouncing it.
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Sept. 4 2018 7:28 PMTrump Just Exposed the “Corrupt Intent” Mueller NeedsIn a tweet, of course.
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Aug. 26 2018 5:35 PMJohn McCain Understood That Confronting Our Sins Is Deeply AmericanIn remarks at the National Constitution Center, the late senator offered up a patriotism that strongly rejects Trumpism.
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Aug. 23 2018 5:45 AMWe Already Know Trump Is Betraying His CountryInvestigation or no, the evidence has always been right in front of us. Here it is.
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Aug. 2 2018 2:33 PMCrossing JordanRep. Jim Jordan is trying to silence the former students who have accused him of knowing about sexual abuse.
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July 29 2018 9:59 PMJim Jordan, Team PlayerHe denies that his Ohio State colleagues knew about sexual abuse. The evidence says they did.
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July 23 2018 8:05 PMRussian InterventionRepublican congressmen, on TV, try to get through to Donald Trump about Russia.
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July 16 2018 7:58 PMTrump vs. StrzokIt’s the embattled FBI agent, not the president, who models American values.
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July 6 2018 7:55 PMThe Jordan RulesJim Jordan condemns others without mercy. His role in the Ohio State wrestling scandal should be judged the same way.
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Oct. 16 2018 2:07 PMHow Trump Chooses What to BelieveHe trusts dictators but not climate scientists. Here’s how he justifies it.
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Oct. 5 2018 12:04 PMKavanaugh’s Wall Street Journal Op-Ed Is a FraudThis isn’t the first time the Supreme Court nominee has scrambled to clean up his partisan outbursts.
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Oct. 2 2018 4:43 PMWhat Kavanaugh’s Drinking Tells Us About His CredibilityRepublicans think Democrats are “moving the goalposts” to attack Kavanaugh’s habits. But understanding his behavior with alcohol is crucial.
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Sept. 27 2018 7:13 PMWhat Makes Christine Blasey Ford Credible
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Sept. 25 2018 5:58 PMKavanaugh’s Drinking Should Be InvestigatedIt’s possible the Supreme Court nominee was so intoxicated that he doesn’t remember assaulting his accusers. We must find out.
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Sept. 18 2018 9:09 PMInvestigate KavanaughChristine Blasey Ford wants full scrutiny of her claims against the Supreme Court nominee. The GOP should support that.
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Sept. 7 2018 1:15 PMThe Obvious SuspectThe quest to unmask the New York Times op-ed writer has been filled with speculation. But the article’s prose points to one person in particular.
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Sept. 1 2018 7:43 PMThe Triumph in John McCain’s LossesUnlike Trump, McCain understood that there could be virtue in defeat. His memorial services honored that.
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Aug. 24 2018 4:43 PMIt Depends on What the Meaning of the Word Obstruction IsWhy Trump doesn’t realize White House Counsel Don McGahn may have already given Robert Mueller everything he needs.
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Aug. 22 2018 4:46 PMDonald Trump Is Losing His War on TruthVoters who don’t care what he’s done with Russia or with Stormy Daniels will care about what he’s doing to America.
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July 31 2018 7:30 PMDrop the MikeDonald Trump says he didn’t try to end the Mike Flynn investigation. His lawyer isn’t so sure.
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July 27 2018 7:27 PMRudy’s RedoHow Donald Trump’s new lawyer is trying to discredit his old one.
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July 18 2018 9:21 AMThe CorrectionsPresident Trump says he misspoke in Helsinki about Russia’s election interference. What a joke.
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July 10 2018 7:41 PMJim RatThere’s no middle ground on Ohio State. If the wrestlers aren’t lying, then Jim Jordan is.
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July 3 2018 2:13 PMRoe BlockWhy Republicans don’t actually want to repeal Roe v. Wade.

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