Jacob Weisberg
Jacob Weisberg Jacob Weisberg

Jacob Weisberg is chairman and editor-in-chief of The Slate Group and author of The Bush Tragedy. Follow him on Twitter.

Trumpcast
June 2 2017 10:24 AMThe Rise of Fake News on the LeftRead a Trumpcast discussion about Louise Mensch and the erosion of journalistic standards.
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May 22 2017 9:40 AMThe Purest Boy ScoutJournalist Garrett Graff gives some insight and history into the man taking over the Russian investigation since Comey’s firing.
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.
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.
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May 16 2017 3:30 PMThe Confidence ManWhat can Melville’s tale of a con man tell us about our President?
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May 8 2017 5:02 PMWall Street’s Love Affair With Donald TrumpAre businesses and markets responding to Donald Trump’s off-the-cuff tweets?
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May 2 2017 2:04 PMTrumpcast Live From the Tribeca Film FestivalOne hundred days into the Trump administration, how has the opposition fared?
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April 27 2017 12:40 PMThe French Election ConnectionHow should Americans feel about the results of the French election?
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April 17 2017 12:34 PMNorth Korea’s Missile Testing SeasonThere are no good options for Donald Trump in North Korea. That’s frightening.
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April 7 2017 3:58 PMDefining the Mission in SyriaWith the U.S. launching missile strikes against Syria, what will our foreign policy look like in the future?
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April 7 2017 10:54 AMChina. China? China!What the meeting between Donald Trump and Xi Jinping could mean for future relations between the United States and China.
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March 22 2017 12:26 PMDo Sane People DVR Cable News?
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March 15 2017 4:04 PMThe Plot Against AmericaWhat Philip Roth’s novel can tell us about America today.
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March 1 2017 4:27 PMTone vs. SubstanceHow the media reacted to Donald Trump’s remarkably hinged speech to Congress.
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Feb. 27 2017 4:03 PMTo Absorb or Not to Absorb?What are the stories we should stick to surrounding the Trump administration?
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May 23 2017 3:17 PMThe Fake News Bubble for LiberalsJournalist Zack Beauchamp explains the differences between fake news coming from the left and the right.
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May 22 2017 8:29 AMThe Thing With These InvestigationsJournalist Jeffrey Toobin lays out what could come as Mueller prepares to lead special counsel.
Politics
May 19 2017 2:06 PMThe Only Way Trump Gets ImpeachedGOP politicians have to fear that the risks of supporting him outweigh the risks of abandoning him. Otherwise, he stays.
Politics
May 18 2017 3:57 PM“No One Will Miss Him”How the Slate Political Gabfest remembered Roger Ailes.
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May 11 2017 12:19 PMThe Firing of James ComeyWhat is he allowed to talk about now?
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May 5 2017 3:13 PMThe Meaner BillHow the working class will get the short end of the stick in the American Health Care Act.
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April 28 2017 3:34 PMThe Land of Lousy OptionsRead what a North Korea expert told Trumpcast about the escalating tensions between Washington and Pyongyang.
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April 24 2017 12:41 PMOpaque and ConflictedWhat happens when an administration doesn’t take ethics seriously?
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April 11 2017 9:25 AMArticles of ImpeachmentCorruption, abuse of power, and the violation of democratic norms could ultimately lead to Donald Trump’s impeachment.
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April 7 2017 11:34 AMThe Implosion of Bill O’ReillyJoin Slate Plus to listen to Trumpcast’s conversation with Gabriel Sherman about the latest sexual harassment scandal at Fox News.
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April 5 2017 4:28 PMThe Senate StandoffThe Republicans are set on confirming Neil Gorsuch. The Democrats are not. How will this change the Senate?
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March 20 2017 1:24 PMA Master Class in Bad LegislationHow Trump positioned himself disastrously on health care reform.
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March 7 2017 11:34 AMUndone by ScandalWill this administration go the way of Richard Nixon’s?
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Feb. 28 2017 4:14 PMTrump’s War With the PressVice President Pence has a strong record defending a free press. Has he gone AWOL?
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Feb. 15 2017 6:35 PMA Cry for HelpWhy we need an independent investigation into the president’s ties with Russia.

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