The Gist

Pontius Pilate, Democrat

Republicans will go to biblical lengths to defend Trump.


Episode Notes

On the Gist, the third impeachment in U.S. history.

In the interview, Mike talks to reporter Dan Weissmann about the cost of health care, the horror stories of people navigating the complicated system, and what at all can be done to fix it. Dan’s health care podcast is An Arm and a Leg.

In the spiel, Jesus and Trump.

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  • Mike Pesca hosted Slate’s daily podcast The Gist from 2014 - 2021.