David Weigel

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Prior to Slate, Weigel covered the conservative movement for The Washington Post. He resigned in 2010 amid controversy over
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Slate's Dave Weigel noticed a paradox at the heart of a statement Senator Mitch McConnell released Friday afternoon. They
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Today, we are seeing behaviors emerge in American political life that violate the basic social contract of what this country is about and seeing too much of a tilt towards the possibility of mob rule.
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Journalist David Weigel, who resigned from the Washington Post last month following a leaked email controversy, is joining
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The real question raised by Michael Hastings' Rolling Stone piece is this: where were the beat reporters covering McCrystal's HQ? If the general and his merry men conducted themselves so unprofessionally, why hadn't the press reported it earlier?
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The entirety of the episode (and it took less than a day to conclude) was greeted with shock within the close-knit community
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The Tea Party can beat their chests all they want about the "hugeness" of their movement's big victory in Kentucky, but all it portends for the party in November's midterm elections is Republican-on-Republican bloodletting.
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Lots more at Calculated Risk, which is, in general a good candidate for addition to one's daily intellectual devotional. Journo
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Griping about single mothers? Jiminy crickets, y'all! That claptrap was way more trenchant back when Dan Quayle was calling out Murphy Brown on teevee!