Politics

All Sarah, All the Time

Slate’s complete coverage of the GOP vice-presidential candidate.

Will McCain’s Heart Stop?:Whether the campaign needs permission to play “Barracuda,” by Chris Wilson. Posted Friday, Sept. 5, 2008.

The Trials of Trig: What special needs does a special-needs baby really have?” by Nate DiMeo. Posted Friday, Sept. 5, 2008.

Hockey Moms vs. Soccer Moms: Which is the more important voting demographic?” by Jacob Leibenluft.

Sarah Palin, Hypocrite: Why she shouldn’t complain about big government wasting taxpayer money,” by Timothy Noah. Posted Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008.

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Parsing Palin: XX Factor bloggers take readers’ questions about the Republican vice-presidential nominee and her speech,” Posted Thursday Sept. 4, 2008.

What Scarlet Letter? Why Christian conservatives have only admiration for Sarah Palin,” by Hanna Rosin. Posted Sept. 4, 2008.

A Pit Bull With Lipstick: Why the smiling, sudden, relentless Sarah Palin should scare Democrats,” by John Dickerson. Posted Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008.

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They’ve Got To Be Kidding: How can smart people say such dumb things about Sarah Palin?” by Fred Kaplan. Posted Thursday, Sept. 4, 2008.

Slate V: A tour of Palin’s hometown

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Let Us Now Praise 44-Year-Old Women: Michelle Obama and Sarah Palin have more in common than you might think,” by Anne Applebaum. Posted Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008.

Sarah Palin Wows Convention! Why success is foreordained for the vice-presidential nominee’s convention speech,” by Timothy Noah. Posted Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008.

The Book on Sarah Palin: An excerpt from the only biography of John McCain’s presumptive running mate,” by Bonnie Goldstein. Posted Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008.

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The Sarah Palin Show: She’s pretty great on television,” by Troy Patterson. Posted Wednesday, Sept. 3, 2008.

Slate V: Reaction to Palin at the convention.

Questions for a Superhuman Mom: The complicated business of judging Sarah Palin,” by Emily Bazelon and Dahlia Lithwick. Posted Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008.

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Hurricane Palin: McCain creates a disaster story for the news-starved press,” by Jack Shafer. Posted Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008.

Miss Conceptions: The invisible pregnancies of presidential daughters,” by William Saletan. Posted Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008.

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Do as We Do: Sarah Palin’s teenage daughter will have a baby. Here’s why you may not want yours to do the same,” by Linda Hirsman. Posted Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008

Working-Class Hero: How the Palins’ enviable blue-collar lifestyle could help the McCain campaign,” by Adriaan Lanni and Wesley Kelman. Posted Tuesday, Sept. 2, 2008.

Sarah Surprise: Palin’s candidacy is fun to cover but raises serious questions about McCain’s judgment,” by John Dickerson. Posted Monday, Sept. 1, 2008.

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Teenage Pregnancy, GOP-Style: An unusual McCain campaign press release,” by Bonnie Goldstein. Posted Monday, Sept. 1, 2008.

No Experience Necessary: How Sarah Palin made the GOP change its mind about presidential qualifications,” by Michael Kinsley. Posted Sunday, Aug. 31, 2008.

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Where’s the Rest of That Moose? Why Democrats needn’t rush to trash Sarah Palin,” by Bruce Reed. Posted Saturday, Aug. 30, 2008

Conventional Wisdom: Emily Bazelon and Christopher Beam field questions about Obama’s acceptance speech and McCain’s veep choice.” Posted Friday, Aug. 29, 2008.

Sarah Palin, Web Invention: How a college sophomore put Alaska’s governor on the map,” by Timothy Noah. Posted Friday, Aug. 29, 2008.

McCain’s New Palin: McCain’s decision prompts one important question: Huh?” by

John Dickerson. Posted Friday, Aug. 29, 2008.



XX Factor: Slate’s women blog about Sarah Palin, Bristol Palin, and more. Updated daily.

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