The Cain Mutiny Gabfest
Listen to Slate's show about Cain and Gingrich, Egypt and Europe, and a shaken-baby case at the Supreme Court.
Posted Friday, Dec. 2, 2011, at 3:04 PM
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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, David Plotz, John Dickerson, and Emily Bazelon discuss Herman Cain and Newt Gingrich, Egypt and Europe, and the Supreme Court’s decision on a shaken-baby case.
Here are some of the links and references mentioned during this week's show:
The original FOX5 Atlanta interview with Ginger White.
The latest polls showing Gingrich in the lead in Iowa, South Carolina, Louisiana, and Florida.
John’s Slate piece on Gingrich’s candidacy.
An ABC News interview in which Gingrich declared, “I’m going to be the nominee.”
A 2002 video in which Mitt Romney stresses his pro-choice stance on abortion.
A Washington Post interview with Austan Goolsbee on why the euro zone won’t survive.
Emily’s Slate piece on the Supreme Court’s “vindictive” decision in the shaken-baby case.
The full Supreme Court decision, including Justice Ginsburg’s dissent.
A Seventh Circuit decision on another shaken-baby case.
John chatters about Mike Allen and Evan Thomas’ new book about the 2012 campaign, The Right Fights Back.
Emily chatters about a California ballot initiative that would limit the harsher provisions of the three-strikes law.
David chatters about Mo Willems’ Elephant and Piggy book, We Are in a Book!
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Podcast production by Andrew Bouvé and Dale Willman. Links compiled 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.