The Gist: Cancer research with Vincent DeVita and Keith Ablow on Fox.

The Worst Advice We Heard After the San Bernardino Shooting

The Worst Advice We Heard After the San Bernardino Shooting

A daily news and culture podcast with Mike Pesca.
Dec. 3 2015 7:41 PM

“If Syed Leaves the Party, Call the Cops”

In the wake of the San Bernardino shooting, a reminder that the most dangerous conclusions to jump to are about Muslim Americans.

A crowd gathers behind police line near the scene of a shooting on Dec. 2, 2015, in San Bernardino, California.

Photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images.

Listen to Episode 390 of Slate’s The Gist:


On The Gist, Mike discusses the fast-moving field of cancer research with doctor Vincent T. DeVita, and his daughter, science writer Elizabeth DeVita-Raeburn. Together they wrote The Death of Cancer. For the Spiel, a rhyming response to Keith Ablow’s comments on Fox News.

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Mike Pesca is the host of the Slate daily podcast The Gist. He also contributes reports and commentary to NPR.