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
May 24 2016 4:14 PMWhy Won’t Obama Call the Men He Keeps Killing Radical Islamic Terrorists?When it comes to calling our enemies names before blowing them up, the president is soft.
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May 11 2016 8:24 PMThe Worst Republican for the JobTrump is no Romney, Rubio, or Kasich. Just look at the polls.
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April 26 2016 9:09 AMPolls Say Bernie Is More Electable Than Hillary. Don’t Believe Them.What they really show is a candidate who hasn’t been attacked.
Faith-based
April 8 2016 5:37 PMPope Francis’ “Amoris Laetitia” Is a Closeted Argument for Gay MarriageThe Pope’s own words about infertility and erotic love undermine his argument against same-sex marriage.
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March 23 2016 1:06 PMClinton’s Values vs. Trump’s Tribalism: What Kind of Foreign Policy Does America Want?What the presidential front-runners’ AIPAC speeches tell us about their approaches to terrorism
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March 15 2016 3:13 PMThe Religious Right Is in a Battle for Souls, and It’s Losing to Donald TrumpWhat’s the mood among influential Christians? Sad! 
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March 7 2016 7:37 PMDonald Trump’s BarbarismThe GOP front-runner’s plans to prosecute the war on terror are sickening.
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March 2 2016 12:36 PMMarco Rubio Is Confused About Why It’s Bad to Be RacistThe desperate candidate says Trump’s bigotry is bad, but not for the reason you think.
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Feb. 26 2016 4:18 PMCruz and Rubio’s Biggest ProblemThey’re both politicians and Donald Trump is killing them for it.
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Feb. 22 2016 1:22 PMDonald Trump Has Clinched NothingTrump’s South Carolina–New Hampshire double is being touted as a sure sign he’ll win the nomination. It’s not.
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Feb. 16 2016 12:41 PMWhy Heller Is the New Roe v. WadeJustice Scalia’s decision on gun rights will be the one that conservatives care about most. 
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Feb. 10 2016 3:21 PMThe GOP Establishment Will Not Find Salvation in South CarolinaThe only candidate who can beat Donald Trump is Ted Cruz, and vice versa. 
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Feb. 4 2016 4:52 PMMarco Rubio’s SpinelessnessThe Florida senator attacks Obama for a perfectly normal speech about Muslims.
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Feb. 2 2016 12:18 PMMarco Rubio Isn’t a WinnerThe Florida senator did better than expected, but most Republicans still prefer Ted Cruz or Donald Trump.
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Jan. 28 2016 12:27 PMDonald Trump Is the GOP’s WarlordThe Republican Party is officially a failed state.
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May 19 2016 6:56 PM10 Things Every Politician Who Endorses Donald Trump Should Be Forced to DefendAn indictment.
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May 3 2016 10:11 AMHow Trump’s “Unpredictability” Dodge Became the Dumbest Doctrine in PoliticsHe couldn’t answer a question. He wound up with a political philosophy.
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April 20 2016 10:52 AMThe Primaries Aren’t Democratic? They’re Not Supposed to Be Democratic.The parties are doing what parties are built to do: pick the candidates who best represent them.
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April 5 2016 11:07 AMThe Pro-Life Case for MurderDonald Trump suggested punishing women who get abortions. The response exposed the incoherence of the pro-life right.
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March 18 2016 10:54 AMCruz 2020?Recent history says the GOP won’t learn its lesson next time around.
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March 11 2016 12:12 PMHow Hillary Should Debate DonaldIf the current front-runners square off in the fall, here’s what Clinton should do to take down Trump.
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March 4 2016 7:02 PMThe GOP Is Still Afraid to Stand Up to TrumpThe party’s response to Trump’s fascism and bigotry continues to be lacking.
Politics
Feb. 29 2016 8:10 PMObama Didn’t Create TrumpThe GOP’s opposition to Obama did.
Low Concept
Feb. 24 2016 7:19 PMAn Inconvenient TrumpLike climate change, Donald Trump is an oncoming disaster that the GOP refuses to face.
Politics
Feb. 17 2016 1:41 PMThe Supreme Choice How should President Obama play his Supreme Court hand? Nine options.
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Feb. 12 2016 6:01 PMHillary Clinton’s Moderation Is a VirtueShe shouldn’t apologize for being a moderate. That’s what would make her a good president.
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Feb. 8 2016 5:51 PMTed Cruz Wants to Protect Our DaughtersHow the Texas senator made drafting women into the military a wedge issue. 
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Feb. 3 2016 9:35 AMTed Cruz Just Lied AgainThe Texas senator is now telling even bigger lies about his record on immigration.
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Jan. 29 2016 5:32 PMFox News Caught Ted Cruz Lying AgainThe network’s anchors nailed him again in the GOP debate.
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Jan. 22 2016 1:46 PMTed Cruz’s Assad StrategyWhy the Texas senator wants the GOP primary to be a choice between him and Donald Trump.

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