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
April 20 2018 5:03 PMMemogoguesThe Republican hit job on the Comey memos.
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March 23 2018 9:09 PMWhy Does John Bolton Defend Islamophobes?The incoming national security adviser has spoken to the complexities of the Islamic world—and the worst instincts of his base.
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March 14 2018 6:33 PMConor Lamb’s Political JiujitsuThe Democratic candidate turned every attack into an argument for his candidacy.
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March 9 2018 6:51 PMRough TradeThe president’s rhetoric will make a trade war even worse.
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Feb. 28 2018 4:22 PMCop StoppersHow did the NRA become an enemy of law enforcement?
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Feb. 14 2018 4:40 PMDon’t Trust the ProcessHow the White House failed to vet Rob Porter.
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Jan. 30 2018 4:28 PMDefending the IndefensibleRepublican excuses for firing Mueller show how dangerous the party has become.
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Jan. 24 2018 4:40 PMCotton TalesTom Cotton’s lies make him a dangerous prospect to head the CIA.
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Jan. 12 2018 4:43 PMNo, Not Everything Is RacistBut Donald Trump is.
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Jan. 5 2018 4:51 PMWhat Michael Wolff Got RightThe unifying theory that Donald Trump never actually wanted to win.
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Dec. 19 2017 6:35 PMThe Trump Exoneration LieThe 2016 election did not absolve Donald Trump of sexual assault.
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Dec. 11 2017 7:59 PMThe Depth of Roy Moore’s DeceitThe Alabama Senate candidate is unfit to be a United States senator.
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Dec. 7 2017 8:06 PMRoy Moore’s Story Is UnravelingThe Alabama Senate candidate knew his accusers, until he didn’t.
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Nov. 29 2017 6:26 PMSting of TruthRoy Moore called the Washington Post unscrupulous. His own allies proved him wrong.
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Nov. 21 2017 12:15 PM“There Is No Such Thing as the Bible”The messy Scripture on display at the Museum of the Bible.
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April 11 2018 7:37 PMPaul Ryan’s Fitting EndA farewell press conference distills a disappointing career.
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March 19 2018 5:19 PMSteel TrapDonald Trump keeps divulging the real reason for his steel tariffs.
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March 11 2018 10:42 PMTrump’s PerversionHe rewards America’s enemies and punishes its friends.
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March 6 2018 1:28 PMThe Steel DossierRepublican criticism of Trump’s tariffs would be an effective weapon in November.
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Feb. 21 2018 3:59 PMNo Impact?Russians used the same social media tactics that worked for Trump.
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Feb. 8 2018 8:17 PMThe Party of Carter PageHow Devin Nunes and the GOP ended up defending a Putin apologist.
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Jan. 26 2018 7:43 PMThe Obstruction Case Is Getting SolidTrump’s attempt to fire Mueller makes clear he tried to interfere with the Russia investigation and lied about his reasons.
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Jan. 19 2018 12:56 PMThe “Shithole” Cover-upRepublicans are contorting President Trump’s comments to fit the party line on immigration.
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Jan. 10 2018 1:08 PMSloppy DonaldThe president’s unintended messages are coming through loud and clear.
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Dec. 29 2017 1:50 PMWeak SuitRoy Moore’s effort to overturn the Alabama Senate election shows the derangement of the Trump era.
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Dec. 11 2017 8:00 PMGloria Allred Says This Analysis Proves Roy Moore Wrote That Yearbook InscriptionThe handwriting analysis runs counter to Moore’s denials.
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Dec. 8 2017 8:08 PMRoy Moore’s Fake Forgery ClaimA disingenuous distraction can’t overcome the handwriting on the wall.
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Dec. 1 2017 7:19 PM“The People Have Spoken”How Republicans will use a Roy Moore victory to absolve him of sexual assault.
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Nov. 25 2017 5:05 PMNo Moore PretenseRepublicans offer a sham defense of Roy Moore.
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Nov. 14 2017 1:54 PMRoy Moore Is LyingHere’s the mountain of evidence against him.

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