My new piece makes a very #slatepitch-ish case that this August, with its back-and-forths about who's lying about tax and welfare policy, is turning out to be a seriously substantive stretch of campaigning.
Have I made the same argument multiple times in different ways? I think so. But what's new this month is a sort of campaign attack that it immune to PolitiFactCheckFourPinnochios type debunking -- and that's good!
TODAY IN SLATE
The Most Terrifying Thing About Ebola
The disease threatens humanity by preying on humanity.
I Bought the Huge iPhone. I’m Already Thinking of Returning It.
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Students Aren’t Going to College Football Games as Much Anymore
And schools are getting worried.
Global Marches Demand Action on Climate Change
- Protesters Take to the Streets to Sound Alarm on Climate Change in New York, Across the World
- Knife-Carrying White House Jumper is Vet who Feared “Atmosphere Was Collapsing”
- North Korea: American Sentenced to Hard Labor Wanted to Become “Second Snowden”
- Almost One in Four Americans Support Idea of Splitting From the Union