The Gist

“If Syed Leaves the Party, Call the Cops”

In the wake of the San Bernardino shooting, a reminder that the most dangerous conclusions to jump to are about Muslim Americans.

A crowd gathers behind police line near the scene of a shooting on Dec. 2, 2015, in San Bernardino, California.

Photo by Frederic J. Brown/AFP/Getty Images.

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On The Gist, Mike discusses the fast-moving field of cancer research with doctor Vincent T. DeVita, and his daughter, science writer Elizabeth DeVita-Raeburn. Together they wrote The Death of Cancer. For the Spiel, a rhyming response to Keith Ablow’s comments on Fox News.

Read more of Slate’s coverage of the San Bernardino shooting.

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