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
June 29 2015 2:47 PMThe Case Against PolygamyChief Justice John Roberts says the Supreme Court’s gay marriage ruling paves the way for plural unions. He’s wrong.
Politics
June 19 2015 7:28 PMWill the Charleston Shooting Change America?Don’t count on it.
Politics
June 9 2015 2:00 PMThe Macho PrimaryWhich Republican presidential candidate is the manliest? Slate decides.
Politics
June 1 2015 1:32 PMHastert’s HypocrisyShould the former House speaker be prosecuted? The Dennis Hastert who impeached President Clinton thinks so.
Politics
May 11 2015 8:28 PMDown SouthRepublican presidential hopefuls descended on South Carolina last weekend to show how low they can go.
Frame Game
April 28 2015 4:11 PMBiological BaloneyThe glaring contradiction at the heart of the anti-gay marriage argument.
Politics
April 22 2015 2:45 PMThe Bloomberg Poll on GOP Support for Israel Isn’t Anti-SemiticIt just tells the uncomfortable truth. 
Politics
April 17 2015 12:45 PMHail to the ChiefRepublicans haven’t just rejected President Obama. They have adopted Benjamin Netanyahu as their leader.
Politics
March 31 2015 6:27 PMThe Slow Evolution of Mike PenceThe Indiana governor knows what he believes. He should come out and say it.
Foreigners
March 27 2015 9:28 AMAndreas Lubitz Didn’t Commit SuicideIt was mass murder.
Foreigners
March 20 2015 7:18 PMDon’t Believe BibiThe Israeli prime minister says he didn’t mean what he said. Even he knows he can’t be trusted.
Foreigners
March 17 2015 12:08 PMNetanyahu’s Hate SpeechIsrael’s prime minister is trying to stay in power by turning a million Arab Israelis into the enemy.
Foreigners
March 13 2015 8:11 PMIsrael’s Sore LoserBenjamin Netanyahu has botched his re-election the same way he has botched everything else.
Foreigners
March 9 2015 6:56 PMTwo-Faced BibiBenjamin Netanyahu only sounds like America’s ally when he is in America. At home, he’s a nationalist, xenophobic strongman.
Foreigners
March 3 2015 1:49 PMThe Gross Hypocrisy of Benjamin NetanyahuDon’t pretend Bibi didn’t mean to offend Obama. He is a bully and a liar. 
Politics
June 22 2015 6:20 PMWhitewashing TerrorismRepublicans have firm rules for fighting terrorism—unless it’s committed by domestic racists.
Politics
June 15 2015 9:07 PMRachel Dolezal’s TruthHer most disturbing claims weren’t about advancing herself. They were about her victimization.
Politics
June 5 2015 1:23 PMThe Conservative Attack on Big BusinessHow some Republican presidential candidates are running against the rich and powerful.
Foreigners
May 15 2015 4:55 PMPreaching to the ChoirISIS’s leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, sounds like a Republican candidate for president.
Politics
May 6 2015 7:16 PMISIS Isn’t the New Soviet ThreatRepublicans who suggest otherwise have forgotten Christianity and Judaism’s own history of violence. 
Foreigners
April 24 2015 6:36 PMDon’t Blame DronesIt is awful that U.S. drone strikes kill innocent civilians, including our own. But many more would die without them. 
Politics
April 20 2015 8:23 PMPopping the QuestionAdvice to Republican presidential candidates on how to answer the question, “Would you attend a gay wedding?”
Politics
April 14 2015 6:54 PMForeign SaboteursWhen it comes to a Democratic president’s foreign policy, Republicans often side with America’s enemies.
Foreigners
March 30 2015 7:36 PMHow to Prevent the Next Germanwings DisasterThe one rule that could save lives.
Foreigners
March 25 2015 8:13 PMWhat Does Obama Want From Netanyahu?If the Israeli prime minister wants to make nice, here’s what he’ll have to do.
Foreigners
March 19 2015 9:55 AMThe Price Israel Must PayWe no longer have a Netanyahu problem. We have an Israel problem.
Foreigners
March 16 2015 5:02 PMWe’ll Always Have ParisHow can we help Jews stay in Europe?
Low Concept
March 11 2015 6:31 PMAn Open Letter to 47 Republican Senators of the United States of America from Iran’s Hard-LinersYou have opened our eyes. We are brothers.
Frame Game
March 4 2015 10:53 AMSlate Voice: “Shag the Dog”Listen to Will Saletan read his 2001 essay about the merits of zoophilia.
Politics
Feb. 27 2015 9:42 PMAn Israeli InsultBenjamin Netanyahu is risking U.S.-Israeli relations on partisan politics. It’s revolting and dangerous.

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