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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Trump’s birtherism, the New York bombing, and calls for a Snowden pardon.
Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show:
- James Parker in the Atlantic: “Donald Trump’s Punk-Rock Appeal”
- David Fahrenthold in the Washington Post: “Trump Used $258,000 From His Charity to Settle Legal Problems”
- The latest NBC/Wall Street Journal poll
- Will Saletan in Slate: “Terrorism Doesn’t Help Trump”
- Fred Kaplan in Slate: “The Leaky Myths of Snowden”
- The Washington Post’s editorial calling for Obama not to pardon Snowden
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Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Links compiled by Kevin Townsend.