If Nikki Haley does choose Rep. Tim Scott to replace Jim DeMint, the Senate will gain a black Republican on record opposing a Susan Rice nomination.
Quoth Allen West:
I’m a warrior and I’m a statesman and I’m a servant of this republic. I’m not going away just because of a congressional race where he seems to have to cheat to beat me.
You must at least respect his humility.
Comedy Central disagrees with Slate's grapefruit thesis.
Ezra Klein's update on possible fiscal cliff deals clears up a lot of mud.
The White House shuts up on Sunday shows.
The Fix's whip count of possible Republican defectors on taxes reveals how small their caucus is.
TODAY IN SLATE
Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.
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A Jaw-Dropping Political Ad Aimed at Young Women, Apparently
Big Problems With the Secret Service Were Reported Last Year. Nobody Cared.
How White Boy Rick, a legendary Detroit cocaine dealer, helped the FBI uncover brazen police corruption.
Beautiful, sexy, and fascinatingly mean.