The Gist

The So-Called “So-Called Acela” Primary

In the Spiel, the two men who mangled their already impossible chances of pulling off a victory.

Passengers on the platform outside of the Acela Excursion Train.

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On The Gist, we discuss the connection between infrastructure and money with Justin Fox from Bloomberg View. Then, Noah Charney explains why the art of Hieronymus Bosch is so hauntingly freaky. He’s the author of The Art of Forgery: The Minds, Motives and Methods of the Master Forgers. For the Spiel, inside the so-called “so-called Acela primary.”

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