Saturday, February 7, 2009
Ghosn's Revenge: According to Consumer Reports , the "Nissan Versa sedan's reliability is much below average." That always seemed shockingly bad for a small car from a major Japanese manufacturer. But the mystery is solved in the latest CR issue, which notes that the Versa is "based on a design from French carmaker Renault." Aha. Renault. Say no more. National stereotypes intact! ... 9:03 P.M.
TODAY IN SLATE
False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B
How Will You Carry Around Your Huge New iPhone? Apple Pants!
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
The Other Huxtable Effect
Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.