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Slate Editor David Plotz and Daily Caller Editor Tucker Carlson chatted about Eric Massa, the al-Qaida 7, and "Jihad Jane." Read the transcript.

Slate Editor David Plotz and Daily Caller Editor Tucker Carlson discussed former Rep. Eric Massa's tickle fights, Liz Cheney's campaign against the al-Qaida 7, and "Jihad Jane"—the American woman arrested for plotting to kill a Swedish cartoonist who mocked the prophet Mohammed. Read the transcript.

Tucker Carlson is the editor of the Daily Caller.

David Plotz is Slate's editor at large. He's the author of The Genius Factory and Good Book.

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