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Posted Friday, Oct. 14, 2011, at 3:17 PM
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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Herman Cain’s ascent, Occupy Wall Street, and kids on Facebook.
Here are some of the links and references mentioned during this week's show:
Photo by Dale Willman.
John’s Slate piece about Herman Cain’s gospel of simple.
Dave Weigel’s Slate piece about Herman Cain’s 9-9-9 plan.
The NBC News/Wall Street Journal poll that puts Herman Cain on top.
Jacob Weisberg’s Slate piece comparing Occupy Wall Street and the Tea Party.
A video of Elizabeth Warren arguing that “nobody in this country got rich on his own.”
Michael Hiltzik’s new book, The New Deal, excerpted on Slate here.
A Mother Jones story on the myth of the $16 muffin.
Emily’s New York Times Magazine piece on Facebook’s pursuit of younger kids.
John chatters about George H.W. Bush’s just-released oral history at the University of Virginia’s Miller Center.
Emily chatters about Tom Vanderbilt’s Slate piece about a traffic experiment that forced everyone to drive at the same speed.
David chatters about Florida Governor Rick Scott’s proposal to shift public funds for higher education away from liberal arts and toward science and engineering.
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Podcast production by Aviva Shen.
Emily Bazelon is a Slate senior editor and writes about law, family, and kids. Her forthcoming book, Sticks and Stones: Defeating the Culture of Bullying and Rediscovering the Power of Empathy and Character. Find her at firstname.lastname@example.org or on Facebook or Twitter.
John Dickerson is Slate's chief political correspondent and author of On Her Trail. He can be reached at email@example.com. Read his series on the presidency and his series on risk. Follow him on Twitter.
David Plotz is the Editor of Slate. He's the author of The Genius Factory: The Curious History of the Nobel Prize Sperm Bank and Good Book. He appears on Slate's Political Gabfest.