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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, Jacob Weisberg, and David Plotz discuss the final presidential debate, Trump’s “rigged election” claims, and the prosecution of journalist Amy Goodman.
Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show:
- The SNL skit of Kellyanne Conway’s day off
- Dylan Matthews notes in Vox that Trump’s supporters aren’t disproportionately poor or working class
- Jamelle Bouie in Slate: “There Is a Conspiracy to Rig the Election, and Donald Trump Is Part of It”
- Amy Goodman’s report from the pipeline protest in North Dakota
Emily chatters about the defamation trial following Rolling Stone’s discredited “A Rape on Campus” article.
Jacob chatters about the T Magazine piece “Kerry James Marshall Is Shifting the Color of Art History.”
David chatters about Larry Lessig’s classy response to a WikiLeak’d email about him.
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Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Links compiled by Kevin Townsend.