In a very short time I'll board a plane to Columbia, South Carolina and start covering the close of the First in the South primary. (The hashtag will be FITS, which has an elegance and double meaning that the New Hampshire hashtag "FITN" dearly lacked.) The usual warning of lower-frequency, higher-quality blog posts and pieces applies.
John Dickerson asks why Jon Huntsman so quickly converted to the gospel of Mitt Romney.
Corey Hutchins attends the Tea Party convention that coincided with last night's debate; it really seemed to get less attention than such a thing would have in 2010.
Charles Blow makes the "all whistles are dog whistles" argument on Newt and race; I really don't buy it.
TODAY IN SLATE
More Than Scottish Pride
Scotland’s referendum isn’t about nationalism. It’s about a system that failed, and a new generation looking to take a chance on itself.
IOS 8 Comes Out Today. Do Not Put It on Your iPhone 4S.
Why Greenland’s “Dark Snow” Should Worry You
Three Talented Actresses in Three Terrible New Shows
The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything
It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.
Happy Constitution Day!
Too bad it’s almost certainly unconstitutional.