Political Gabfest

The “Corey’s Gory Story” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about Donald Trump’s recent attacks on women, the delegate math for the Democratic race, and President Obama’s scolding of the media.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss Donald Trump’s recent attacks on women, developments in the Democratic race, and President Obama’s blaming of the media for the rise of Trump.

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

Emily chatters about a boon for women’s reproductive rights: the new Food and Drug Administration’s label change for mifepristone, the most widely used abortion drug.

John chatters about the Mammoth cheese, a gift of republicanism intended for President Jefferson in 1801.

David chatters about a demographically specific urban revival in the U.S.

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.