I'm spending the day at one of the year's final cattle calls, the Republican Jewish Coalition's annual meeting. Ben Smith has an appetizer, with this bit of kremlinology about the Professional Left's challenge to AIPAC.
All about independents, courtesy of Third Way.
Kevin Drum corrects Mark Kirk.
TODAY IN SLATE
Smash and Grab
Will competitive Senate contests in Kansas and South Dakota lead to more late-breaking races in future elections?
Stop Panicking. America Is Now in Very Good Shape to Respond to the Ebola Crisis.
The 2014 Kansas City Royals Show the Value of Building a Mediocre Baseball Team
The GOP Won’t Win Any Black Votes With Its New “Willie Horton” Ad
Sleater-Kinney Was Once America’s Best Rock Band
Can it be again?
Forget Oculus Rift
This $25 cardboard box turns your phone into an incredibly fun virtual reality experience.