Political Gabfest

The “Pardon Me” Edition

Listen to Slate’s show about the census citizenship question, Trump’s (lack of) legal representation, and gerrymandering.

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On this week’s Slate Political Gabfest, Emily Bazelon, Jamelle Bouie, and Jack Hitt, co-host of Gimlet’s Uncivil, discuss the census citizenship question, Trump’s brewing legal trouble, and gerrymandering.

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

Here are this week’s cocktail chatters:

Emily: Brendan Dassey, whose case appeared in Making a Murderer, is petitioning SCOTUS. Also, “D.C. and Maryland Can Pursue Emoluments Lawsuit Against Trump, Judge Says.”

Jack: Magpie Murders, Moriarty, and Foyle’s War, all by Anthony Horowitz

Jamelle: Michael Mann’s movies, especially Collateral and Miami Vice

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