I'm mostly taking the day off to deal with some 24-hour malady. (According to barely-respected online diagnosis sites, it's some acute sinus flare-up. This sort of thing burns out quickly.)
This is no excuse to skimp on links.
The Fordham College Republicans want the movement to move on, accept gays.
Chait says the Santorum campaign is JV. You want to say "hey, it's been good enough to beat Mitt Romney a bunch of times." Perspective, though: The first full-on grapple between Santorum and Romney is the one happening in Michigan.
The CPAC slut-shaming debate continues.
Sasha Issenberg exposes Project Narwahl.
TODAY IN SLATE
Smash and Grab
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.