John Derbyshire, one of the absolute best writers on the right, is undergoing chemo. Lucky for us, he's writing about it in a way that actually induces laughter.
Behold, a new Obama dirt aggregation site.
I'm not really a fan of this style of video ambush. It got on TMZ, though, and I guess that's something.
Earlier today a friend shared (not to endorse, just to alert) a photo of this racist bumper sticker. I'm sort of surprised that it's real and not a look-at-the-numbskulls photoshop.
Alec McGillis on the problems with Republican Southerinization.
TODAY IN SLATE
False rape accusations exist, and they are a serious problem.
Scotland Learns That Breaking Up a Country Is Hard to Do
There’s a Way to Keep Ex-Cons Out of Prison That Pays for Itself. Why Don’t More States Use It?
The Music Industry Is Ignoring Some of the Best Black Women Singing R&B
How Will You Carry Around Your Huge New iPhone? Apple Pants!
Theo’s Joint and Vanessa’s Whiskey
No sitcom did the “Very Special Episode” as well as The Cosby Show.
The Other Huxtable Effect
Thirty years ago, The Cosby Show gave us one of TV’s great feminists.