The Political Gabfest for August 13, 2010.

The Political Gabfest for August 13, 2010.

The Political Gabfest for August 13, 2010.

Slate's weekly political roundtable.
Aug. 13 2010 1:54 PM

The Groping Duck Gabfest

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On this week's Slate Political Gabfest, David Plotz, William Saletan and special guest Eliot Spitzer discuss midterm primary elections, the state of the economy, and workplace rage.

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

Eliot Spitzer's upcoming primetime TV show.
The "bike man" of the Colorado's GOP.
David Stockman's New York Times piece.
Esquire's profile of Newt Gingrich.
Slate's new iPad app is available here.
David chatters about Ben Quayle's political ad.
Will chatters about groping charges against Donald Duck.
Eliot chatters about Will Ferrell's new movie, The Other Guys.

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