Josh Bivens argues that endlessly talking up the virtures of tax cuts is bad for liberalism in the long run. He makes a good case.
Lovers of civil libertarianism wrestle with the Paul story.
David Dayen sticks a few more swords in the bloated PolitiFact corpse.
Somehow, Rick Perry's campaign has missed the Virginia primary ballot.
TODAY IN SLATE
More Than Scottish Pride
What Charles Barkley Gets Wrong About Corporal Punishment and Black Culture
Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You
Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows
Why Do Some People See the Virgin Mary in Grilled Cheese?
The science that explains the human need to find meaning in coincidences.
Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.