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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the future of the Dreamers, Trump’s fitness for office, and voting-related cases before the Supreme Court.
Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show:
- Michael D. Shear for the New York Times: “Trump Must Keep DACA Protections for Now, Judge Says”
- David Brooks for the New York Times: “The Decline of Anti-Trumpism”
- Yascha Mounk for Slate: “The Insanity Offense”
- Mark Sherman for the Associated Press: “Supreme Court Appears Sympathetic to Ohio Voter Purge Effort”
- Ella Nilsen and Rachel Wolfe for Vox: “North Carolina’s Redistricting Goes Back to the Drawing Board”
- CBS News: “CBS This Morning Welcomes John Dickerson as New Co-Host”
Here are this week’s cocktail chatters:
- Emily: Moira Donegan’s piece, “I Started the Media Men List”
- John: Since June, Trump has stated he was open to sharing his version of events regarding possible obstruction of justice with the Mueller team.
- David: Tina Brown’s memoir, The Vanity Fair Diaries: 1983–1992
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Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Links compiled by Izzy Rode.