HARRISBURG, Penn. -- I'm in the impressive Judicial Center here, covering the crucial last few days of legal arguments over the state's new voter ID law. What it means for you, dear reader -- several hours a day when I'll be in a courtroom, no laptop, no phone.
The withdrawal doesn't need to start immediately. Yesterday I published this new piece about the fairly recent, ever-stronger American conservative love affair with Poland and the Poles. Hopefully, it will add some context to Romney's trip, his big policy speech (the gist of which was "Ronald Reagan and John Paul II had it right"), and the rest of his stops before he gets back stateside.
TODAY IN SLATE
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