William Saletan
William Saletan William Saletan

Will Saletan writes about politics, science, technology, and other stuff for Slate. He’s the author of Bearing Right.

Politics
Feb. 24 2017 10:33 PMIs Reince Priebus Lying About the FBI?James Comey needs to clear a few things up.
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Feb. 17 2017 3:23 PMWas Trump Warned That Flynn Misled the FBI?Flynn’s interview prompted a warning to the White House. Was Trump not told, or does he not care?
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Feb. 8 2017 5:52 PMA Little JusticeTrump’s lies, bigotry, and bad judgment come back to bite him in court.
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Feb. 3 2017 6:34 PMBad Religion  How Trump is warping Christianity for his own gain.
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Jan. 26 2017 3:53 PMThe More Trump Hates, the More America Rejects His HatredWhites and men elected him. But polls show they didn’t support his attacks on immigrants, Muslims, and women.
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Jan. 23 2017 6:14 PMTrump’s Dangerous View of the CIAHe thinks it’s a tool for himself, not the people.
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Jan. 17 2017 1:39 PMNational SolipsismDonald Trump has a foreign policy of self-glorification and nothing else.
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Jan. 11 2017 8:31 PMTrump Is Russia’s Press SecretaryNo one defends the Kremlin’s interests like the American president-elect.
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Dec. 22 2016 4:53 PMDonald Trump Doesn’t Care if You Think He Wants to Ban MuslimsAnd he doesn’t care if you’re scared.
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Dec. 16 2016 11:37 AMThe Only Enemies Donald Trump Can See Are His Fellow AmericansHow can he defend the country?
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Dec. 2 2016 4:49 PMDonald Trump’s Locker RoomThis is how he talks about the rest of America when he’s with his buddies.
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Nov. 22 2016 10:19 AMThe Trump Administration Has One PrincipleThere are no principles.
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Nov. 9 2016 5:06 PMTrump’s Voters Don’t Support DeportationAnd other surprises from the 2016 exit polls.
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Oct. 20 2016 8:41 AMTrump Is a MadmanThe third debate settles it: He’s not just cynical. He’s paranoid.
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Oct. 14 2016 7:33 PMSpringtime for DonaldLet’s just say it: Trump sounds more and more like Hitler.
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Feb. 21 2017 9:54 PMRelease Michael Flynn’s FBI InterviewLet’s find out how far Trump went to protect his former national security adviser.  
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Feb. 14 2017 4:06 PMThe Only Truth Is TrumpKellyanne Conway’s response to the Flynn debacle is incredibly clarifying, in a terrifying way.
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Feb. 6 2017 6:30 PMTrump’s ApologistMike Pence isn’t just a VP. He’s the chief enabler of the president’s fascist ways.
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Jan. 31 2017 1:13 PMOf Course It’s a Muslim BanA mountain of evidence proves Trump signed his executive order to target Islam.
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Jan. 25 2017 3:10 PMKellyanne Conway Is the Slipperiest Political Flack in HistoryTV journalists need to find a new way to handle her.
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Jan. 20 2017 9:43 PMThis Is Who He IsA morally empty man gave a morally empty speech to cap off a morally empty campaign.
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Jan. 13 2017 7:15 PMWhy Does Donald Trump Continue to Defend Russia and Attack U.S. Intelligence?If collusion doesn’t explain his behavior, what does?
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Jan. 3 2017 2:12 PMPutin’s Dream TeamIt’s Trump, Priebus, Conway & Spicer LLP. To get Putin off the hook, they’re putting America on trial.
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Dec. 19 2016 7:37 PMHow Trump’s Apparatchiks Are Erasing Russia’s Role in the ElectionEvasions, brushoffs, innuendos, contortions, rationalizations, and attacks.
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Dec. 12 2016 12:48 PMHow Trump Is Repeating the Mistakes of IraqHe’s dismissing evidence about Russian meddling that he doesn’t want to hear.
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Nov. 29 2016 11:27 AMHow to Manipulate Donald TrumpHe’s an emotional weakling, and his recent interviews give us models for dealing with it.
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Nov. 10 2016 4:09 PMThe Five Baskets of Trump VotersThe deplorables make up only one basket. If Democrats dismiss the other four, they’ll keep losing elections.
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Nov. 9 2016 3:52 AMDon’t Blame MeWho blew the election? Look in the mirror.
Mom and Dad Are Fighting
Oct. 17 2016 12:30 PMIs There an Algorithm for Disciplining Your Children?Here’s a pretty good formula, according to the hosts of Slate’s parenting podcast.
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Oct. 10 2016 3:22 PMA Preview of a DespotHuman rights, civil rights, the rule of law: Trump doesn’t believe in them, and he would like your vote.

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