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David Plotz is the CEO of Atlas Obscura and host of the Slate Political Gabfest.

Political Gabfest
Sept. 14 2017 6:05 PMThe “What Happened?” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Trump’s flirtation with bipartisanship, Hillary Clinton’s new book, and Franklin Foer’s take on big tech.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 1 2017 10:00 AMThe “Après Moi, le Déluge” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Hurricane Harvey, antifa, and insubordinate Trump officials.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 4 2017 1:31 PMWas the President Involved in Peddling the Seth Rich Conspiracy?The Political Gabfest on a new lawsuit about a retracted Fox News story.
Political Gabfest
July 28 2017 12:38 PMDo the Boy Scouts Deserve Blame for Trump’s Bizarre Speech?The Political Gabfest on what to make of the president’s invitation to speak at the jamboree.
Political Gabfest
July 21 2017 2:46 PMThe End of NormsThe Political Gabfest on how Trump has challenged the traditions and customs that have constrained past presidents.
Political Gabfest
July 14 2017 10:31 AMThe “I Love It” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Donald Trump Jr.’s Russian meeting, the GOP health care bill, and Mark Leibovich on Trump’s D.C.
Political Gabfest
July 6 2017 6:23 PMThe “ICBM” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the “election integrity” commission, Trump’s first face-to-face with Putin, and a nuclear North Korea.
Political Gabfest
June 29 2017 7:16 PMThe “Mitch McConnell Really Does Have a Secret Plan” EditionListen to Slate’s show about health care, the Supreme Court, and the White House’s war on the media.
Political Gabfest
June 15 2017 6:40 PMThe “Mean” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the Virginia shooting, Senate health bill, Russia investigation, and Virginia gubernatorial primaries.
The Slatest
June 12 2017 3:20 PMIf Trump Cares About Jobs, Why Isn’t He Talking More About Drywall Installers?
Political Gabfest
June 9 2017 10:48 AMThe “I Expect Loyalty” Edition, Live From DenverListen to Slate’s show about James Comey, Gov. John Hickenlooper, and cellphone data privacy.
Political Gabfest
June 1 2017 5:54 PMThe “Jared Went to Him” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Jared Kushner, the Paris climate accord, and President Trump’s European trip.
Political Gabfest
May 26 2017 7:13 AMThe “Glowing Orb” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the budget, Trump’s trip abroad, and a Supreme Court ruling on gerrymandering.
Political Gabfest
May 19 2017 6:05 PMTrump’s Insane Theory About ExerciseThe Political Gabfest on what to make of the president’s comments about fitness.
Politics
May 18 2017 3:57 PM“No One Will Miss Him”How the Slate Political Gabfest remembered Roger Ailes.
Political Gabfest
Sept. 8 2017 10:38 AMThe “DACA Attack-A” EditionListen to Slate’s show about DACA, September’s legislative pileup, and North Korea.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 24 2017 6:21 PMThe “Get Me Another General” EditionListen to Slate’s show about Afghanistan strategy, Mitch McConnell’s presidential silent treatment, and bail reform.
Political Gabfest
Aug. 3 2017 6:55 PMThe “Kelly and the Mooch” EditionListen to Slate’s show about White House chaos, affirmative action, and prosecutors withholding evidence.
Political Gabfest
July 27 2017 7:00 PMThe “If Only This Were a Movie and Not Our Lives” EditionListen to Slate’s show about health care, Jeff Sessions, and transgender service members.
Political Gabfest
July 20 2017 5:36 PMThe “Eventually We Will Get Something Done” EditionListen to Slate’s show about health care, Joshua Green’s new book about Steve Bannon, and campus sexual assault.
Political Gabfest
July 7 2017 2:00 PMChris Christie’s Day at the BeachThe Political Gabfest on the hubristic bookend to Christie’s gubernatorial term.
Political Gabfest
July 5 2017 10:24 AMWhat Is Not a Crime That Should Be a Crime?The Political Gabfest on the things we should outlaw.
Political Gabfest
June 16 2017 1:34 PMShould Megyn Kelly Have Interviewed Alex Jones?The Political Gabfest on giving a platform to the far-right Infowars host.
Political Gabfest
June 13 2017 1:50 PMThe America First Argument for a Global Climate PactRead what the Political Gabfest had to say about Trump’s decision to withdraw from the Paris Agreement.
Political Gabfest
June 9 2017 1:49 PMKansas, Pence, and VenezuelaAn audience Q&A with the Political Gabfest at their live taping in Denver.
Political Gabfest
June 2 2017 12:28 PMJust How Scandalous Was the Kathy Griffin Photo Scandal?The Political Gabfest takes on a comedic faux pas.
Political Gabfest
May 31 2017 10:01 PMPresidential Prerequisites?The Political Gabfest on what presidential candidates should be required to see and do before they are allowed to run.
Politics
May 22 2017 3:27 PMThe Future of American ConservatismEvan McMullin joins the Political Gabfest to discuss the GOP, Trump, and what D.C. and Utah can learn from each other.
Political Gabfest
May 18 2017 5:35 PMThe “Witch Hunt” EditionListen to Slate’s show about the maelstrom around Trump’s presidency, Roger Ailes, and Attorney General Sessions’ war on drugs.
Political Gabfest
May 11 2017 10:48 AMThe “Tuesday Night Massacre” Edition—Live From D.C.Listen to Slate’s show about the firing of FBI Director James Comey, the state of conservatism under Trump, and what Utah and D.C. can learn from one another.

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