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Slate: The Undercover Economist

Bill Clinton’s Love Song

<p>It was, to be sure, <a href="http://time.com/4425599/dnc-bill-clinton-speech-transcript-video/?xid=time_socialflow_twitter">a very long speech</a>. Maybe not as long as the <...

A Powerful and Pragmatic Approach to Criminal Justice at the DNC

<p>It’s an article of faith among Democrats that, when speaking out about the need for police reform and gun control, it is imperative to step lightly. Lean too hard into the idea that trig...

Bernie’s “America” Ad, Updated

<p>On Monday night, as Bernie Sanders called for party unity and gave a full-throated endorsement of Hillary Clinton, his fans were … sad. As in tears, sobbing, the whole shebang. And to a ...

Trump's RNC Speech, By the Numbers

<p>Last Saturday, the Trump campaign <a href="https://twitter.com/realDonaldTrump/status/757012114460569604">released this ad on Twitter</a>. It provides a clear, number-based arg...

Optimum Optics

<p><strong>Listen to Episode 547 of <em>Slate</em>’s The Gist:</strong></p>

How the U.S. Could Respond to the DNC Breach

<p>After a <a href="http://www.nytimes.com/2016/07/25/us/politics/donald-trump-russia-emails.html?_r=0">possible Russian attempt</a> to influence U.S. elections by <a href="htt...

The Angle: Michelle Is Trump Kryptonite Edition

<p>Franklin Foer thinks the Democratic National Committee email hack, likely perpetrated by Russia, is&nbsp;<strong>worse than Watergate.</strong>&nbsp;”<a href="http...

The Party of Trump vs. the Party of Traditional Values

<p>On Monday night, Sen. Al Franken urged attendees at the Democratic National Convention to spend more time working for the party. “Many of you have families. Ignore them,” Franken said....

Dear Prudence: The “Unconditional Love” Edition

<p>Today’s questions are about life’s unfairness and the meaning of unconditional love, as Mallory Ortberg and writer Carvell Wallace roll up their sleeves and get tough. A woman writes w...

What Twitter Is Saying About Night 2 of the Democratic National Convention

<p><em>Booooo! BOOOOOO.</em> The sound of disgruntled Bernie Sanders supporters permeated virtually all the speeches at the Democratic National Convention on Monday—even as Sand...