Well, as you
must now know SlatePoints AG
was just a ruse. The real reason the Slate.com link is there down on the left is that Slate has just started a new feature called Mezine Central
, a portal (as the web jargon would have it) to what they call "the best in political weblogs."
The best includes Kausfiles.com, AndrewSullivan.com, Virginia Postrel's site vpostrel.com, and of course the grand-daddy of all political blogs Talking Points!
Actually, I think I may be the youngest of the bloggers who made the cut. And why is that important, you ask? I haven't the slightest $%*#@ idea.
Anyway, part of the deal was that we each put a link to slate.com somewhere prominent on our sites. And that's the answer to the mystery of the Slate.com link.