The Political Gabfest for Feb. 26, 2010.

The Political Gabfest for Feb. 26, 2010.

The Political Gabfest for Feb. 26, 2010.

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
March 3 2010 11:49 AM

The Crazy as a Loon Gabfest

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On this week's Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss President Obama's health care meeting, a verdict on Bush administration lawyers and torture, and the trials of Toyota.

Here are some of the links and references mentioned during this week's show:

David Luban's Slate piece on the ethics investigation into the Bush administration's torture memo lawyers.
Tim Noah's Slate
piece on the health care summit.
Emily chatters about a teenager sentenced to 15 years for a
Facebook sex scam.
David chatters about Delaware Lt. Gov.
Matt Denn'seffort to convert Attorney General Beau Biden into a Gabfest listener.

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Posted on March 3, 2010, by Gail Sullivan at 11:50 p.m.

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