Encore: More Than $400,000

Reporting on Politics and Policy.
Nov. 1 2011 6:27 PM

Encore: More Than $400,000

That's how much the Cain campaign says it made on Monday, in a new e-mail to supporters.

Screen shot 2011-11-01 at 6.17.39 PM

When in doubt, bet that conservative voters will mistrust the media and get behind their candidate.

John Dickerson has more about that.

Meanwhile, Buddy Roemer doesn't make the Florida primary ballot -- a ballot chosen and submitted by the FL GOP. How'd they pick the candidates? I asked and got this response from state communications director Brian Hughes.

Pursuant to Florida law (s. 103.101(2), F.S.) and the Rules of the Republican Party of Florida, RPOF Chairman Lenny Curry submitted the names of its presidential candidates to be placed on the ballot for the January 31, 2012, Republican Presidential Preference Primary.

So, we've cleared that up.

John McCormack ups the Weekly Standard's game on begging candidates to run and literally hands Paul Ryan a New Hampshire candidacy declaration form.

After Aqua Buddha, we get Aqua Krishna.

Remember the last Politico outrage on the right, about whether or not Rick Perry was smart? Well, you know.

The great income equality wonkblog fight of 2011.

And Arizona Democrats go on the air about the redistricting fight:

David Weigel is a reporter for Bloomberg Politics

TODAY IN SLATE

History

Slate Plus Early Read: The Self-Made Man

The story of America’s most pliable, pernicious, irrepressible myth.

Rehtaeh Parsons Was the Most Famous Victim in Canada. Now, Journalists Can’t Even Say Her Name.

Mitt Romney May Be Weighing a 2016 Run. That Would Be a Big Mistake.

Amazing Photos From Hong Kong’s Umbrella Revolution

Transparent Is the Fall’s Only Great New Show

The XX Factor

Rehtaeh Parsons Was the Most Famous Victim in Canada

Now, journalists can't even say her name.

Doublex

Lena Dunham, the Book

More shtick than honesty in Not That Kind of Girl.

What a Juicy New Book About Diane Sawyer and Katie Couric Fails to Tell Us About the TV News Business

Does Your Child Have Sluggish Cognitive Tempo? Or Is That Just a Disorder Made Up to Scare You?

  News & Politics
Damned Spot
Sept. 30 2014 9:00 AM Now Stare. Don’t Stop. The perfect political wife’s loving gaze in campaign ads.
  Business
Moneybox
Sept. 29 2014 7:01 PM We May Never Know If Larry Ellison Flew a Fighter Jet Under the Golden Gate Bridge
  Life
Quora
Sept. 30 2014 9:32 AM Why Are Mint Condition Comic Books So Expensive?
  Double X
Doublex
Sept. 29 2014 11:43 PM Lena Dunham, the Book More shtick than honesty in Not That Kind of Girl.
  Slate Plus
Slate Fare
Sept. 29 2014 8:45 AM Slate Isn’t Too Liberal. But… What readers said about the magazine’s bias and balance.
  Arts
Brow Beat
Sept. 29 2014 9:06 PM Paul Thomas Anderson’s Inherent Vice Looks Like a Comic Masterpiece
  Technology
Future Tense
Sept. 30 2014 7:36 AM Almost Humane What sci-fi can teach us about our treatment of prisoners of war.
  Health & Science
Bad Astronomy
Sept. 30 2014 7:30 AM What Lurks Beneath The Methane Lakes of Titan?
  Sports
Sports Nut
Sept. 28 2014 8:30 PM NFL Players Die Young. Or Maybe They Live Long Lives. Why it’s so hard to pin down the effects of football on players’ lives.