President Obama and former First Lady Barbara Bush react to Former President Clinton telling his version of "The Aristocrats."
Actual Caption: U.S. President Barack Obama laughs as he chats with former First Lady Barbara Bush during the opening ceremony of the George W. Bush Presidential Center April 25, 2013 on the campus of Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. AFP PHOTO/Jewel Samad
TODAY IN SLATE
The Ebola Story
How our minds build narratives out of disaster.
The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics
A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-Old German Beers
Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.