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On Slate's Political Gabfest this week, John Dickerson, Emily Bazelon, and Chris Beam discuss Michael Steele's latest gaffe, the Justice Department lawsuit challenging Arizona's immigration law, and a media firing over an errant tweet.
Here are some of the links and references mentioned during this week's show:
RNC Chairman Michael Steele's remarks about Afghanistan.
The Justice Department's challenge to Arizona's immigration law.
The Supremacy Clause, found in Article VI of the U.S. Constitution.
Octavia Nasr's tweet and follow-up blog post.
Harvard's study of water-boarding coverage in the New York Times.
Chris chatters about a Jezebel blog post and the debate over whether The Daily Show is sexist.
Emily chatters about the Double X discussion of Sarah Palin's new political ad.
John chatters about the nomination of James Mattis to be commander of Central Command.
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Posted by Gail Sullivan on July 9 at 11:30 a.m.