Forgive Us All Our Gaffes By David Weigel | Posted Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, at 3:40 PM Tweet MYSLATE Save this story. Follow all Blog articles. Follow the Weigel blog. Follow stories by David Weigel. MySlate is a new tool that lets you track your favorite parts of Slate. You can follow authors and sections, track comment threads you're interested in, and more. I have a list up now which fulfills an obsession of mine -- "political gaffes" that were twisted out of all recognition by cable news and TV ads, to turn in to political problems that the gaffe-ers didn't quite deserve.