Judicial Nominees, Puddings, and the Tax Bill’s Time Bomb
Uh-oh: Republicans want to add the word chained to the consumer price index. This is very bad for middle-class families, Jordan Weissmann warns. They’ll be paying for this tiny change for decades.
OK, fine, sometimes Trump: #NeverTrumpers in the legal field who were so proud of their stance last year are nowhere to be found in the battle over the president’s abhorrent judicial nominees, Dahlia Lithwick writes.
Changing minds: Some Slate commenters who once waxed quite troll-y on the topic appear to have come to believe in the existence of rape culture. Evan Urquhart investigates a #MeToo side effect.
Mixed up: As a nation, we used to love a savory pudding, packed full of bread and meat and vegetables. Helen Zoe Veit explains how we came to believe that “mixed” foods were bad for you. (One answer: xenophobia!)
For fun: No bathrobes for you.
Robes are a privilege,