GULFPORT, Miss. -- Mitt Romney's final pre-election public event in Georgia is a rally with comedian Jeff Foxworthy. A travel snafu has prevented me from getting to that, but the schedule informs me that Foxworthy will be campaigning on his own all day.
The South: Suddenly unpredictable.
Americans Elect with the worst fundraising pitch ever.
An incredibly riffy and candid John Boehner chats with Peggy Noonan.
TODAY IN SLATE
The Ebola Story
How our minds build narratives out of disaster.
The Budget Disaster That Completely Sabotaged the WHO’s Response to Ebola
PowerPoint Is the Worst, and Now It’s the Latest Way to Hack Into Your Computer
The Shooting Tragedies That Forged Canada’s Gun Politics
A Highly Unscientific Ranking of Crazy-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.