The Political Gabfest for June 25, 2010.

The Political Gabfest for June 25, 2010.

The Political Gabfest for June 25, 2010.

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
June 25 2010 9:21 AM

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On this week's Slate Political Gabfest, William Saletan, Emily Bazelon, and David Plotz discuss the replacement of Gen. McChrystal, a roundup of Supreme Court decisions, the upcoming Elena Kagan confirmation hearings, and the World Cup.

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

Rolling Stone piece on Gen. McChrystal.
Foreign Policy photo essay on Afghanistan.
Thursday's Supreme Court rulings on the honest services statute and Doe v. Reed.
Landon Donovan's World Cup goal.
SlateV video on how to make soccer palatable to the American audience.
Will chatters about a New Jersey report on eyewitness testimony.
David chatters about Jack Abramoff's new job at a pizza joint.
Emily chatters about the ACORN case in the 2nd Circuit.

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Posted on June 25 by Gail Sullivan at 9:35 a.m. 

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