Apologies for the cutesy headline; I only mean that today brings us the Hillary Clinton Benghazi inquisitions, a possible vote on filibuster reform, and the House Republicans' struggle to pass the three-month debt limit hike.
I think Frank Lautenberg would get further with a "Cory Booker isn't as reliably liberal as I am" argument than with the current "he's a whippersnapper" argument, but what do I know?
Robert Costa has more on the GOP's current promise to conservatives: Punt now, pass a budget that balances in 10 years.
Anna Clark asks how good the media really is at covering gun control. (Answer: Not very!)
On a similar note, Brendan Nyhan shames those people who've been getting beaucoups clicks by covering the "Sandy Hook truthers."
TODAY IN SLATE
Don’t Worry, Obama Isn’t Sending U.S. Troops to Fight ISIS
But the next president might.
The Extraordinary Amicus Brief That Attempts to Explain the Wu-Tang Clan to the Supreme Court Justices
Amazon Is Officially a Gadget Company. Here Are Its Six New Devices.
The Human Need to Find Connections in Everything
It’s the source of creativity and delusions. It can harm us more than it helps us.
How Much Should You Loathe NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell?
Here are the facts.
The Plight of the Pre-Legalization Marijuana Offender
What should happen to weed users and dealers busted before the stuff was legal?