Americans want to cut spending, but not entitlements, which suggests that Americans don't know how the government spends money.
Fox News (temporarily?) stops using Karl Rove and Dick Morris as constant-rotation pundits, which seems like an unusually high level of accountability.
Byron York tells Republicans to "win" by giving up on the top tax rate.
Ken Vogel offers more details on the FreedomWorks-Armey split.
PolitiFact announces its "Lie of the Year" nominees, which include some things that were not lies/were not misquoted.
TODAY IN SLATE
Here’s Where We Stand With Ebola
Even experienced international disaster responders are shocked at how bad it’s gotten.
Why Are Lighter-Skinned Latinos and Asians More Likely to Vote Republican?
A Woman Who Escaped the Extreme Babymaking Christian Fundamentalism of Quiverfull
Subprime Loans Are Back
And believe it or not, that’s a good thing.
It Is Very Stupid to Compare Hope Solo to Ray Rice
In Defense of HR
Startups and small businesses shouldn’t skip over a human resources department.