The internet is full of mockery today for the fact that Mitt Romney's book says that "England is just a small island. Its roads and houses are small." But as the 2009 BBC graphic above shows, Mitt is completely correct. British houses are small, not just compared to American houses (which are the biggest in the world) but compared to French and Danish and Spanish houses as well.
TODAY IN SLATE
More Than Scottish Pride
Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself.
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The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything
It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.
Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.