The Don't-Tread-On-Meter Reacts to the Deal By David Weigel | Posted Tuesday, April 12, 2011, at 1:39 PM 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. It rises; on the merits, this was a good win for Republicans .