I'm traveling much of the day for some reporting, so this blog will probably have a quiet afternoon.
The Romney campaign's new ad lays it on with a trowel; the "war on religion" claim comes, oddly enough, from a syndicated Michael Gerson column.
It's almost quaint that they felt they had to source that. The music is nice, too.
Yglesias on the sluggish recovery.
This must represent some high point for "both sides do it" shrug-ism.
Ezra Klein up and asks the economists cited in a Romney white paper if the paper represents their work fairly. Hilarity ensues.
Dana Milbank and Adam Serwer tag-team Andrew McCarthy over the Muslim Brotherhood story.
Jennifer Rubin manages to argue that Bill Clinton's legacy makes Obama look worse,
TODAY IN SLATE
Meet the New Bosses
How the Republicans would run the Senate.
The Government Is Giving Millions of Dollars in Electric-Car Subsidies to the Wrong Drivers
Scotland Is Just the Beginning. Expect More Political Earthquakes in Europe.
Cheez-Its. Ritz. Triscuits.
Why all cracker names sound alike.
Friends Was the Last Purely Pleasurable Sitcom
This Whimsical Driverless Car Imagines Transportation in 2059
- 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
Did America Get Fat by Drinking Diet Soda?
A high-profile study points the finger at artificial sweeteners.