Fox News's Red Eye finally has its own presidential candidate. With Michele Bachmann running and doing quite well, the opening for a drier, jokier-yet-more-pretentious House conservative isn't immediately obvious to me.
When Republicans find out that he supported the auto bailout, and they see some more speeches like this, the surge may be impossible to stop.
TODAY IN SLATE
Smash and Grab
I Am 25. I Don’t Work at Facebook. My Doctors Want Me to Freeze My Eggs.
Republicans Want the Government to Listen to the American Public on Ebola. That’s a Horrible Idea.
The Most Ingenious Teaching Device Ever Invented
Tom Hanks Has a Short Story in the New Yorker. It’s Not Good.
Marvel’s Civil War Is a Far-Right Paranoid Fantasy
It’s also a mess. Can the movies do better?