The best TV shows about politics: The Political Gabfest discusses the legacy of Parks and Rec in a Slate Plus bonus segment.

Gabfest Bonus Segment: Why Parks and Rec Was a National Treasure

Gabfest Bonus Segment: Why Parks and Rec Was a National Treasure

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March 3 2015 1:39 PM

The “Most Pleasurable Portrayal of Libertarianism” Bonus Segment

David, Emily, and John discuss what Parks and Recreation got right about government.

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Parks and Recreation’s run has come to an end. In this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, David and Emily eulogize Leslie Knope’s abundant earnestness and television’s most lovable libertarian.

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Here’s what the other podcasts spoke about in their Slate Plus bonus segments from the past week:

On Mom and Dad are Fighting, Dan and Allison are joined by Ron Lieber to talk about his parenting triumph or fail.

On the Culture Gabfest, Julia, Dana, and Stephen talked about whether writing is a career or a calling.

On Hang Up and Listen, Stefan, Josh, and Mike talked about the deaths of NBA players Anthony Mason, Jerome Kersey, and Earl Lloyd.

Compiled by Kelly Tunney.