Slate's Political Gabfest for July 25.

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
July 25 2008 1:25 PM

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David discusses John McCain's former economic adviser Phil Gramm and what he had to say about whiny Americans.

Despite all that is happening with the economy, the two presumptive nominees seem to have relatively little to say about the country's problems.

A new Washington Post/ABC News poll has some interesting findings.

Obama's plan to withdraw troops from Iraq continues to evolve.

Is good news from Iraq better for McCain or Obama?


The trio discusses whether it would help the economy to lift tariffs on ethanol from Brazil.

David asks whatever happened to the plan for a series of town-hall debates between Obama and McCain.

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Posted by Dale Willman on July 18 at 11:21 a.m.

July 11, 2008