A new piece should be up shortly about how the Tea Party Express came to be the representative of the movement, the CNN-approved co-sponsor of the debate. I'll have a live blog of the debate; afterward, in the 10 p.m. hour, I'll be discussing it on the Ed Show on MSNBC. Until then: Links.
Will Wilkinson blogs!
The immutability of the capital gains tax rate.
TODAY IN SLATE
Here’s Where We Stand With Ebola
Even experienced international disaster responders are shocked at how bad it’s gotten.
Why Are Lighter-Skinned Latinos and Asians More Likely to Vote Republican?
A Woman Who Escaped the Extreme Babymaking Christian Fundamentalism of Quiverfull
Subprime Loans Are Back
And believe it or not, that’s a good thing.
It Is Very Stupid to Compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice
In Defense of HR
Startups and small businesses shouldn’t skip over a human resources department.