My new piece -- the first on the shiny, newfangled Slate homepage! -- takes you inside a FreedomWorks-run Tea Party Debt Commission hearing in Orlando. It's my last expunging of the notebook from the trip down there, and it's pretty revealing of where the smartest grassroots group in the movement wants things to go.
TODAY IN SLATE
Forget Oculus Rift
This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.
The Congressional Republican Digging Through Scientists’ Grant Proposals
Renée Zellweger’s New Face Is Too Real
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
Whole Foods Is Desperate for Customers to Feel Warm and Fuzzy Again
I’m 25. I Have $250.03.
My doctors want me to freeze my eggs.
Smash and Grab
Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?