Political Gabfest

The Killers and Rapists Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about the Supreme Court’s historic term, the Greek debt crisis, and the tragicomedy called Trump.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and Vox executive editor Matthew Yglesias discuss the Supreme Court’s pragmatic approach, the Greek debt crisis and what it means for the eurozone, and Donald Trump getting fired by everybody while surging in the polls.

Here are some of the links and references mentioned during this week’s show:

Matt chatters about why Donald Trump should buy part of Greece instead of running for president.

Emily chatters about Jeanne Marie Laskas’ forthcoming book Concussions.

David chatters about Sir Nicholas Winton and his SundanceNow Doc Club recommendation No Impact Man.

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Podcast production by Mike Vuolo. Links compiled by Tarik Barrett.