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On this week's Slate Political Gabfest, John Dickerson, David Plotz, and Emily Bazelon discuss the TSA's troublesome new screening procedures, the pope's new line on condoms, and what's happening in Afghanistan.
Here are some of the links and references mentioned during this week's show:
Wikipedia's list of all the popes through history. John chatters about his Slate piece on Thanksgiving political arguments. Emily chatters about Jennifer Egan reading a Lore Segal short story on The New Yorker's fiction podcast. She also mentions Egan's new book A Visit from the Goon Squad. David chatters about his mother's "Chocolate Crunch Pie" (aka "Mocha Buttercrunch Pie"). You'll find the recipe here.
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