The Gist

Bathroom President Ted Cruz

Today’s the day for making accords with the Texas senator, and we’re prepared to offer him his own kingdom.

Sen. Ted Cruz speaks during the Freedom Summit in Greeneville, South Carolina, on May 9, 2015.

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On The Gist, we make a deal with Ted Cruz. Then, futurist Brian David Johnson joins us from the Future of Innovation in Society at Arizona State University. He’s currently on tour asking about the future of the American Dream. For the Spiel, is Bernie behind because poor people don’t vote?

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