I'd rather win the body armor.
This coin, worth $18, was winnable in a raffle.
At the same table, a T-shirt you could buy for $10.
At a booth selling The New Democrat, a parody of the Cat in the Hat (Pelosi and Reid are Thing One and Thing Two), a minor copyright violation:
And a long-in-the-works documentary that will probably appeal to the people obsessively filming, or talking about film, of Andrew Breitbart yelling at various people.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Budget Disaster that Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
How Movies Like Contagion and Outbreak Distort Our Response to Real Epidemics
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
Everything You Should Know About Today’s Eclipse
An Unscientific Ranking of Really, Really Old German Beers
Welcome to 13th Grade!
Some high schools are offering a fifth year. That’s a great idea.
The Actual World
“Mount Thoreau” and the naming of things in the wilderness.