Is the Elite Media Failing to Reach Trump Voters?
And in their rush to condemn Trump, are journalists betraying their values? Glenn Greenwald says yes to both.
The Democrats Make Their Pitch to a New Silent MajorityObama and co. have fashioned themselves into the party of common decency.
The Angle: First of Her Kind EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Hillary Clinton's nomination, the Democratic National Convention’s approach to criminal justice, and Trump’s Russia “joke.”
No Convictions for the Officers in the Freddie Gray CaseBut this isn’t necessarily a step back in the movement to make America’s police officers more conscientious and less violent.
Bill Clinton’s Love SongHis speech was long, beautiful, and finally gave Hillary the credit she deserves.
The Angle: Michelle Is Trump Kryptonite EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the gravity of the recent email hacks, Hillary Clinton’s family policies, and Michelle Obama’s speech at the DNC.
What Twitter Is Saying About Night 2 of the Democratic National ConventionThe instant spin room.
The Ghosts of Shelby CountyDespite some recent wins, voting rights are still under siege.
The DNC Hack Is Watergate, but WorseThe email dump isn’t a high-minded act of transparency. It’s a foreign power attempting to swing an election for its favored candidate.
What Twitter Is Saying About Night 1 of the Democratic National ConventionThe instant spin room.
Slate and the Second City Team Up for a Live Political Comedy ShowUnelectable You, coming to a city near you between now and Election Day!
Cold War GamesThe DNC email hack shows that Vladimir Putin is trying to influence our presidential election.
Roads & Kingdoms
Food Is a New Front in Europe’s Immigration StruggleVerona, Italy, is going after kebab shops for being “inauthentic.” Really?
153 Things Donald Trump Has Said and Done That Make Him Unfit to Be PresidentHow many times has Donald Trump disqualified himself from holding the most powerful job in the world? You be the judge.
What Twitter Is Saying About Night 3 of the Democratic National ConventionThe instant spin room.
The GOP Is No Longer the Party of National SecurityNo party with Trump at its head can claim that mantle.
Humanizing HillaryBill Clinton talked for 42 minutes about how much he loves his wife. Will voters care?
A Powerful and Pragmatic Approach to Criminal Justice at the DNCThe Clinton campaign acknowledged the work of police—and the suffering of mothers who’ve lost children to violence.
The Party of Trump vs. the Party of Traditional ValuesAt the DNC, speakers are framing liberal arguments in conservative terms.
I Have a QuoteThe GOP invoked Martin Luther King throughout the RNC as a prophet of the status quo. Elizabeth Warren exposed the myth.
Is the DNC Hack an Act of War?And is the U.S. prepared to defend itself from the foreign powers who would meddle in our elections?
The Angle: 25 Years of Hatred EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the case for mandatory vaccination, Bernie supporters at the DNC, and Hillary haters.
Democrats Aren't in Disarray. A Minority of Bernie Supporters Are in a Snit.What do the Sanders dead-enders want, exactly?
The Hillary HatersFew figures in American political life have inspired such deep and decades-long contempt. But why?
The Angle: Well, That Was That EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on the last day of the Republican National Convention.