The Don't Tread-On-Meter Rises As Much As It Can By David Weigel | Posted Friday, Feb. 4, 2011, at 8:29 AM Tweet MYSLATE Save this story. Follow all Blog articles. Follow the Weigel blog. Follow stories by David Weigel. MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate. You can follow authors and sections, track comment threads you're interested in, and more. With Republicans doing all they can to repeal "ObamaCare" until they find a judge who'll tear it up with his bare hands, the Meter rises slightly .