Political Gabfest

The “Enough Thoughts and Prayers” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about students protesting gun violence, the indictments of 13 Russian nationals, and Mitt Romney’s Senate run.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, John Dickerson and David Plotz are joined by Annie Lowrey of the Atlantic to discuss the power of students organizing against gun violence, the Mueller indictments, and Mitt Romney’s newest campaign.

Here are some of the links and references from this week’s show:


Here are this week’s cocktail chatters:

John: Educated, by Tara Westover

David: Planet Earth II

Annie: Elizabeth Swaney’s infamous halfpipe run in Pyeongchang

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Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Links compiled by Izzy Rode.