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
July 20 2017 11:33 AMThe Law Is Irrelevant to Donald TrumpThis has never been clearer than in his latest New York Times interview.
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July 15 2017 3:36 PMHow They Justify CollusionThe excuses for the Don Jr. meeting are even more damning than the meeting itself.
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June 28 2017 7:21 PM“Dead.” “Dying.” “Gone.”Trump is trying to erase Obamacare so that everyone will stop comparing it to Trumpcare.
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June 20 2017 12:08 PMThe Latest Fireable OffenseTrump apologists have come up with a new illogical rationale for the Comey termination.
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June 12 2017 11:38 PMSessions Needs to TalkThe explanations for James Comey’s firing make no sense. The attorney general knows the truth.
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June 8 2017 1:08 AMJames Comey Is Not AloneThe press, anonymous sources, and public testimony have all converged to corroborate the former FBI director’s story about Donald Trump.
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May 31 2017 8:24 PMCollusion Is CoolThat’s the message the Trump administration has been sending since news broke of Jared Kushner’s contacts with the Russians.
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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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July 18 2017 11:41 PMJay Sekulow’s Cover-UpTrump's lawyer’s go-to move is to accuse Trump’s critics of crimes.
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July 12 2017 11:11 AMThe Simple SonWhy Don Jr. thinks he did nothing wrong.
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June 23 2017 7:59 PMObama Did What He Had to DoHis cautious response to Russian interference protected our democracy.
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June 15 2017 12:23 PMWhy Jeff Sessions Won’t Give a Straight AnswerThe attorney general and his deputy aren’t dodging questions to protect Trump. They’re protecting themselves.
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June 8 2017 8:20 PMJames Comey Came PreparedFrom the moment Comey met Trump, he understood the man and started building his case.
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June 5 2017 3:32 PMPutin Wins AgainTrump’s contemptuous exit from the Paris accord is good for one country, and it’s not the United States.
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May 25 2017 8:20 PMTrump Finally Understands SomethingThe president has stopped saying “radical Islamic terrorism,” because that phrase makes things worse.
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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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