Political Gabfest

The “Thousands Were Cheering” Edition

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, David Plotz, and John Dickerson discuss Donald Trump’s fearmongering and lies, international backlash against Syrian refugees, and Princeton University’s dilemma over washing its campus clean of Woodrow Wilson’s name.

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

Emily chatters about the scintillating repaving of her street—local politics at work!

John chatters about Jon Meacham’s new book on George W. Bush.

David chatters about the announcement that a Friday Night Lights musical is happening—to his extreme delight.

Topic ideas for next week? You can tweet suggestions, links, and questions to @SlateGabfest (#heygabfest). (Tweets may be quoted by name unless the writer stipulates otherwise.)

Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Links compiled by Elle Bisgaard-Church.