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Political Gabfest

The “Equinox, the Rocket Man” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about the GOP’s latest attempt at repealing Obamacare, Robert Mueller’s investigation, and Trump’s tough talk at the U.N.

The Slatest
Sept. 21 2017 2:06 PMWho’s More Qualified to Give Opinions About Health Care Policy, Jimmy Kimmel or Donald Trump?
I Have to Ask
Sept. 21 2017 7:30 AMI Have to Ask: The David Remnick Edition (Part 1)The editor of the New Yorker on Hillary hatred and the problem with Obama cashing in on Wall Street.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 20 2017 5:21 PMObergefell Is Already Under AttackTrump is laying the groundwork to overturn marriage equality.
Technology
Sept. 20 2017 2:13 PMBlame the Minder, Not the MachineFacebook’s ad network lent itself to abuse by Russian hackers and racists. The problem has nothing to do with algorithms.
Politics
Sept. 20 2017 1:44 PMOur DemagogueFor the first time at the U.N., the American president was just another populist thug.
Trumpcast
Sept. 19 2017 7:50 PMCornering ManafortWhy the most recent developments in the Paul Manafort investigation might leave the former Trump campaign chairman with no way out.
Politics
Sept. 19 2017 7:19 PMThe Real Political CorrectnessIt’s people who criticize racism who are silenced, not those who embrace it.
The Slatest
Sept. 19 2017 11:46 AMRight Wing Revives Claim That Trump’s Obama Wiretap Accusation Has Been “Vindicated.” (It Hasn’t.)
Politics
Sept. 19 2017 11:23 AMAll Tribes Are Not EqualAndrew Sullivan’s simplistic diagnosis—and unrealistic cure—for what ails us.
War Stories
Sept. 18 2017 1:25 PMTrump’s First U.N. Appearance Was a ClunkerBut why is the United Nations so worried about bureaucracy at a time like this?
The Slatest
Sept. 17 2017 10:42 AMA Ranking of Trump’s Sunday Morning Tweets From Least to Most Insane
Sports Nut
Sept. 15 2017 6:57 PMESPN Is Letting the Conservative Trolls WinIt’s the Worldwide Leader in self-inflicted wounds.
Politics
Sept. 15 2017 12:35 PMThe Strongest Evidence Yet Donald Trump Is Violating Constitutional Anti-Corruption ClausesNew documents show the National Security Council spent taxpayer money at Trump’s Mar-a-Lago.
The Slatest
Sept. 14 2017 8:53 PMTrump Again Pushes Claim That White Nationalists Weren’t Solely to Blame for Charlottesville
Books
Sept. 14 2017 6:50 PMWhy Isn’t Hillary Clinton Even Angrier?In What Happened, Clinton takes on the obsessive demand that she assume responsibility for the 2016 election. But we can’t move on.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 21 2017 12:06 PMUnilateral Rocket ManDonald Trump is ignoring his duty under the War Powers Act to consult Congress about North Korea.
The Slatest
Sept. 20 2017 6:39 PMWhy It Matters That Mueller Is Reportedly Looking into Trump's Russia Meeting
Whistlestop
Sept. 20 2017 4:00 PMA High Point in Bipartisan DealmakingOn Sept. 30, 1990, President George H.W. Bush announced an unusual bipartisan deal— and he took flak for doing so.
The Slatest
Sept. 20 2017 1:50 PMRussian Facebook Account Reportedly Organized Florida Trump Rallies During Election
The Slatest
Sept. 20 2017 10:30 AMTom Price Reportedly Spent $60,000 on Private Jets Last Week
The Slatest
Sept. 19 2017 7:29 PMThe Grandiose Romanticism of Trump’s U.N. Speech Is Weirding Me Out
War Stories
Sept. 19 2017 1:39 PMTrump’s Dark Vision for the WorldHis U.N. speech used his “America First” doctrine to justify dangerous hostility toward our enemies.
The Slatest
Sept. 19 2017 11:32 AMHere Are the Most Trump Things Trump Said in His United Nations Speech
The Slatest
Sept. 19 2017 11:02 AMTrump Threatens Total Destruction of North Korea, Calls Kim Jong-un “Rocket Man” in U.N. Speech
The Slatest
Sept. 18 2017 11:52 AMTrump Lawyers Didn’t Just Discuss Russia at a Restaurant, They Did It “Loudly” at an Outdoor Table
Trumpcast
Sept. 16 2017 6:00 AMBecoming the OppositionA longtime Clinton adviser talks about living in Trump’s skin to prepare Hillary for the 2016 presidential debates.
Jurisprudence
Sept. 15 2017 5:31 PMWas Trump’s Pardon of Joe Arpaio Unconstitutional?A small group of lawyers are fighting to find out.
Trumpcast
Sept. 15 2017 10:07 AMIf You’re Concerned and You Know It, Just ImpeachChecking in on the Robert Mueller, Senate, and House Russia investigations.
Politics
Sept. 14 2017 8:28 PMTrump Is Playing Two-Dimensional ChessThe president wants to be loved. His moves on immigration will make him hated. Bring on the tax cuts!
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.

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