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How to Persuade Trump’s Most Loyal Supporters

Make a moral argument, but choose the right morals.

June 13 2017 11:21 AMWhy Can’t Al Franken Make More Jokes at the GOP’s Expense?Read what the Gist asked the Minnesota senator about humor in Washington.
Oct. 20 2016 10:33 AMNow, Slate Plus Members Can Get More of The Gist With Bonus Segments!Listen to Mike Pesca’s inaugural bonus segment for the show.
Aug. 6 2015 4:11 PM“Dogs Are Never Going to Show Up Drunk”The 10,000th Slate Plus member is a sheep farmer from Alberta. We called him to chat.
Oct. 24 2016 1:29 PMCan Tattoos Still Be Edgy When So Many People Have Them?Tattoos, Nickelback, and other topics in The Gist’s Slate Plus bonus segment.
Aug. 10 2015 5:15 PM“We’ve Got to Go Diagonal!”How The Gist has taken over Mike Pesca’s dreams.
June 24 2015 8:17 AMThe Gist ListAn interview with Mike Pesca about the long, detailed, occasionally baffling iPhone note where he keeps all his ideas.