The Florida shooting, White House job shake-ups, and porn, on the Political Gabfest.

Is Chaos at the White House a Feature or a Bug?

Is Chaos at the White House a Feature or a Bug?

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Feb. 15 2018 8:08 PM

The “Let’s Just Ban Everything” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about the school massacre in Florida, job openings at the White House, and whether it’s the right time to ban porn.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon and David Plotz are joined by New York Times columnist Ross Douthat to discuss the Parkland, Florida, shooting, job openings at the White House, and whether it’s the right time to ban porn.

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