Did you make the huge mistake of sticking with cable news after the debate ended last night? If so, you may have missed Slate's own Emily Bazelon talking affirmative action and the Supreme Court with Stephen Colbert.
Thanks to the Internet, you can watch now:
TODAY IN SLATE
Black people’s disdain for “proper English” and academic achievement is a myth.
Hong Kong’s Protesters Are Ridiculously Polite. That’s What Scares Beijing So Much.
The One Fact About Ebola That Should Calm You: It Spreads Slowly
A Jaw-Dropping Political Ad Aimed at Young Women, Apparently
How Even an Old Hipster Can Age Gracefully
On their new albums, Leonard Cohen, Robert Plant, and Loudon Wainwright III show three ways.