Political Gabfest
Political Gabfest

The “Very Fine People” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about President Trump’s response to Charlottesville, its impact on the nation, and the Alabama Senate race.

Aug. 18 2017 1:47 PMAgree to DisagreeThe Political Gabfest on what makes for great podcast chemistry.
Aug. 4 2017 1:31 PMWas the President Involved in Peddling the Seth Rich Conspiracy?The Political Gabfest on a new lawsuit about a retracted Fox News story.
July 28 2017 12:38 PMDo the Boy Scouts Deserve Blame for Trump’s Bizarre Speech?The Political Gabfest on what to make of the president’s invitation to speak at the jamboree.
July 21 2017 2:46 PMThe End of NormsThe Political Gabfest on how Trump has challenged the traditions and customs that have constrained past presidents.
July 14 2017 10:31 AMThe “I Love It” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Donald Trump Jr.’s Russian meeting, the GOP health care bill, and Mark Leibovich on Trump’s D.C.
July 6 2017 6:23 PMThe “ICBM” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the “election integrity” commission, Trump’s first face-to-face with Putin, and a nuclear North Korea.
June 29 2017 7:16 PMThe “Mitch McConnell Really Does Have a Secret Plan” EditionListen to Slate’s show about health care, the Supreme Court, and the White House’s war on the media.
June 22 2017 5:32 PMThe “Lump of Coal” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Georgia congressional race, the Senate health care bill, and a Supreme Court case on gerrymandering.
June 15 2017 6:40 PMThe “Mean” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Virginia shooting, Senate health bill, Russia investigation, and Virginia gubernatorial primaries.
June 9 2017 1:49 PMKansas, Pence, and VenezuelaAn audience Q&A with the Political Gabfest at their live taping in Denver.
June 2 2017 12:28 PMJust How Scandalous Was the Kathy Griffin Photo Scandal?The Political Gabfest takes on a comedic faux pas.
May 31 2017 10:01 PMPresidential Prerequisites?The Political Gabfest on what presidential candidates should be required to see and do before they are allowed to run.
May 22 2017 3:27 PMThe Future of American ConservatismEvan McMullin joins the Political Gabfest to discuss the GOP, Trump, and what D.C. and Utah can learn from each other.
May 18 2017 5:35 PMThe “Witch Hunt” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the maelstrom around Trump’s presidency, Roger Ailes, and Attorney General Sessions’ war on drugs.
May 4 2017 7:17 PMThe “Deface the Nation” EditionListen to Slate’s show about John Dickerson’s interview with President Trump, the return of Hillary Clinton, and Bret Stephens at the New York Times.
Aug. 10 2017 5:15 PMThe “Like the World Has Never Seen” EditionListen to Slate’s show about North Korea, sanctuary cities, and the fired Google engineer.
Aug. 3 2017 6:55 PMThe “Kelly and the Mooch” EditionListen to Slate’s show about White House chaos, affirmative action, and prosecutors withholding evidence.
July 27 2017 7:00 PMThe “If Only This Were a Movie and Not Our Lives” EditionListen to Slate’s show about health care, Jeff Sessions, and transgender service members.
July 20 2017 5:36 PMThe “Eventually We Will Get Something Done” EditionListen to Slate’s show about health care, Joshua Green’s new book about Steve Bannon, and campus sexual assault.
July 7 2017 2:00 PMChris Christie’s Day at the BeachThe Political Gabfest on the hubristic bookend to Christie’s gubernatorial term.
July 5 2017 10:24 AMWhat Is Not a Crime That Should Be a Crime?The Political Gabfest on the things we should outlaw.
June 23 2017 3:48 PMFree Speech for All?The Political Gabfest on two First Amendment rulings by the Supreme Court.
June 16 2017 1:34 PMShould Megyn Kelly Have Interviewed Alex Jones?The Political Gabfest on giving a platform to the far-right Infowars host.
June 13 2017 1:50 PMThe America First Argument for a Global Climate PactRead what the Political Gabfest had to say about Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.
June 9 2017 10:48 AMThe “I Expect Loyalty” Edition, Live From DenverListen to Slate’s show about James Comey, Gov. John Hickenlooper, and cellphone data privacy.
June 1 2017 5:54 PMThe “Jared Went to Him” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Jared Kushner, the Paris climate accord, and President Trump’s European trip.
May 26 2017 7:13 AMThe “Glowing Orb” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the budget, Trump’s trip abroad, and a Supreme Court ruling on gerrymandering.
May 19 2017 6:05 PMTrump’s Insane Theory About ExerciseThe Political Gabfest on what to make of the president’s comments about fitness.
May 11 2017 10:48 AMThe “Tuesday Night Massacre” Edition—Live From D.C.Listen to Slate’s show about the firing of FBI Director James Comey, the state of conservatism under Trump, and what Utah and D.C. can learn from one another.
April 27 2017 5:52 PMThe “One-Page Tax Plan” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s 100-day mark, Obama’s Wall Street speech, and the executive order on sanctuary cities.

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