Political Gabfest

The “A Correction, Not a Crash” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about stock-market turbulence, the Nunes memo, and accusations that former White House aide Rob Porter is a domestic abuser.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz discuss the value of the Nunes memo and accusations of former White House aide Rob Porter’s domestic abuse.

Then, David Leonhardt joins the gang to discuss whether an increase in wages caused the stock-market drop, and a Slate Plus segment on emotional-support animals.

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

Here are this week’s cocktail chatters:

For this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, the hosts discuss flying with emotional-support animals. Join Slate Plus! Members get bonus segments, exclusive member-only podcasts, and more. Sign up for a free trial today at slate.com/gabfestplus.

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Podcast production by Jayson De Leon. Links compiled by Izzy Rode.