Rubio Just Collapsed
The Florida senator took a drubbing in New Hampshire. Can he really be the GOP establishment’s best hope?
Obama’s Whopping New Military BudgetForget what Republicans tell you. The president still likes big military budgets.
Flint Wasn’t Allowed DemocracyThat’s part of the reason nobody acted when its water was poisoned.
The Day After the United Kingdom Leaves the EUIt could be the beginning of the end of both of them.
View From Chicago
Ted Cruz Is Not Eligible to Be PresidentAt least according to the most plausible constitutional interpretation.
Bernie’s WayThe Vermont senator doesn’t want to bring Republicans and Democrats together. He means to tear it all down.
Marco Rubio Was a DisasterThe Florida senator was unprepared for an attack he should have seen coming.
Are Assault Weapons Protected by the Second Amendment?The Supreme Court may finally have to rule on the right to keep and bear AR-15s.
Roads & Kingdoms
China’s Top DogsA growing number of Chinese pups and their owners are competing in high-end dog shows, but not without controversy.
Ted Cruz Won’t Prevent the Next John RobertsHe promises that his hypothetical Supreme Court nominees would never go soft. Not likely.
The Generation Gap EditionSlate’s daily newsletter on Gloria Steinem’s unfortunate comments, the naked careerism of Ted Cruz, and a review of the hilarious Full Frontal.
Ted Cruz Wants to Protect Our DaughtersHow the Texas senator made drafting women into the military a wedge issue.
The Unctuous Genius of Ted CruzHow the candidate turned naked careerism into a winning campaign strategy.
Marco Rubio Wants to Assure New Hampshire Voters That He Can Lead The Florida senator is trying to make up for the damage he did at Saturday’s debate.
How Henry Cabot Lodge, Jr. Won the 1964 New Hampshire Primary Without Lifting a Finger Four friends thought running the “old man” would be a fun thing to do.
What Twitter Pundits Have to Say About the Republican DebateCheck out the instant spin room.
Why It’s Too Soon for Mitt Romney to Endorse Marco RubioHe should wait until that endorsement would do the most good.
What Does Marco Rubio Stand For?The senator’s chameleonlike nature makes him the GOP’s best hope to win the general election—if he can make it that far.
Does Baltimore Need DeRay Mckesson?The Black Lives Matter activist has made the city’s mayoral election a lot more complicated. He may be just what it’s missing.