And Complete the Danged Fence By David Weigel | Posted Monday, Feb. 20, 2012, at 11:45 AM Tweet MYSLATE Save this story. Follow all Blog articles. Follow the Weigel blog. Follow stories by David Weigel. MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate. You can follow authors and sections, track comment threads you're interested in, and more. The travails of Sheriff Paul Babeu remind me of his role in a 2008 campaign ad. The Phoenix New Times, which broke the story, has more of the details that make the commercial permanently surreal.