I'm out today for an office-wide retreat in New York. What this means for you: Plenty of time to catch up on the other pieces filed by me and other Slatesters as Netroots Nation/Right Online wound down. If the New York Senate votes on gay marriage while I'm in the state, it's a complete coincidence.
The netroots move on
from Barack Obama.
Michele Bachmann's "boy, she's better than we thought" honeymoon continues.
Americans for Prosperity gears up to beat the Wisconsin unions.
TODAY IN SLATE
The World’s Politest Protesters
The Occupy Central demonstrators are courteous. That’s actually what makes them so dangerous.
The Religious Right Is Not Happy With Republicans
The Feds Have Declared War on Encryption—and the New Privacy Measures From Apple and Google
You Might Not Be Crazy if You Think You Can Hear the Earth Humming
These “Dark” Lego Masterpieces Are Delightful and Evocative
How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.
Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.