Tumblr fans, TNR’s convention double issue is here!

In this special issue, Leon Wieseltier examines Paul Ryan’s nasty ideal of self-reliance, Noam Scheiber outlines Joe Biden’s presidential ambitions for 2016, Marc Tracy reveals how BuzzFeed is remaking campaign coverage, and Walter Kirn explains why this is the most compelling election in years.

In addition, Jed Perl pays a visit to the Barnes Foundation, Noreen Malone examines the political philosophy of Anna Wintour, and Seth Stevenson explores the effects of campaign ads on the mind. Also, don’t miss Timothy Snyder on military trials, Mark Noll on American evangelicals, Judge Richard A. Posner on the incoherence of Antonin Scalia, and Paul Starr on politics in the orbit of money.

Click here to access the September 13th issue and much more!