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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and Adam Davidson discuss North Korea, H-1B visas, tax reform, and Bill O’Reilly leaving Fox News.
Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show:
- Fred Kaplan writes in Slate: “Return of the Madman Theory”
- Emily Steel and Michael Schmidt reported in the New York Times that about $13 million had been paid to settle allegations of sexual harassment against Bill O’Reilly.
- Tyler Cowen writes in the American Interest: “America’s Placebo President?”
- Jerry Useem writes in the Atlantic: “How Online Shopping Makes Suckers of Us All”
This week, Emily chatters about a new study showing that male Supreme Court justices interrupt female justices more often. John chatters about a story from his latest Whistlestop episode. Adam chatters about threading the journalistic needle on President Trump.
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Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Links compiled by Kevin Townsend.