The Political Gabfest for April 9, 2010

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April 9 2010 12:46 PM

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On this week's Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the leaked Iraq war video, Virginia's governor and Confederate History Month, and net neutrality.

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

WikiLeaks video of U.S. helicopter pilots shooting two Reuters journalists in Iraq.
David Finkel's bookThe Good Soldiers.
John's Slate piece on Virginia governor Bob McDonnell's Confederate History Month proclamation.
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia's decision on Comcast and net neutrality.
Google's experimental fiber network contest.
Emily chatters about James Sturm's Slate piece on giving up the Internet.
David chatters about zipper vs. button-fly pants.
John chatters about the CBO and the deficit.

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Posted on April 9 by Gail Sullivan at 12:46 p.m.

Slate Senior Editor Emily Bazelon, Chief Political Correspondent John Dickerson, and Editor David Plotz host the Gabfest weekly. 

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