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 Irritating Confidante
John Dickerson on Ben Bradlee’s fascinating relationship with John F. Kennedy.
My Father Invented Social Networking at a Girls’ Reform School in the 1930s
Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
The All The President’s Men Scene That Captured Ben Bradlee
Is It Better to Be a Hero Like Batman?
Or an altruist like Bruce Wayne?
Driving in Circles
The autonomous Google car may never actually happen.