Emily Bazelon interviews Obama’s chief strategist David Axelrod about the 2016 campaign season.

What Does Obama’s Political Strategist Predict for This Year’s Elections?

What Does Obama’s Political Strategist Predict for This Year’s Elections?

Slate Plus
Your all-access pass
Jan. 29 2016 3:19 PM
Comments

How Can We Explain This Crazy Campaign Season? David Axelrod Tells All.

Obama’s chief strategist offers expert insight on this political season in an interview with the Political Gabfest. 

150317_PLUS_Gabfest

While a historic blizzard shut down New York City this past weekend, the Political Gabfest’s host, Emily Bazelon, escaped to sunny California for an interview with former Obama campaign chief David Axelrod. This week’s Slate Plus bonus segment gives us a peek into their conversation. Are we going to elect Donald Trump president? Should we take Bernie Sanders’ promise of a revolution seriously? David has the answers. Plus, find out how technology has changed the campaign game since 2008 and what the race might look like in the future.

You can subscribe to this and other Slate Plus podcasts on our podcast subscription page.