, the second in my series on the 2012 presidential candidates, introduces you to Gary Johnson. The two-term governor of New Mexico was supposed to be the new Ron Paul -- but the old Ron Paul has declined to fade into the distance. Indeed, his continued and growing celebrity and presidential ambition has kept Johnson from gathering steam.
TODAY IN SLATE
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How can the president’s party defend itself from the president’s foreign policy blunders?
Congress’ Public Shaming of the Secret Service Was Political Grandstanding at Its Best
Michigan’s Tradition of Football “Toughness” Needs to Go—Starting With Coach Hoke
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Cringing. Ducking. Mumbling.
How GOP candidates react whenever someone brings up reproductive rights or gay marriage.
You Deserve a Pre-cation
The smartest job perk you’ve never heard of.