Trumpcast

A Meditation on Conservatives Who Change Their Minds

The last in our series talking with non-Trumpian conservative thinkers

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About the Show

A podcast from Slate chronicling Donald Trump’s rise to the presidency and his current administration. Journalists Virginia Heffernan and León Krauze talk to reporters, historians, psychiatrists, and other experts to help explain who this man is and why this is happening, right now, in the United States of America.

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  • Virginia Heffernan is a contributing editor at Wired, a columnist at the Los Angeles Times, and a co-host of Trumpcast.

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Episode Notes

Virginia Heffernan talks to Windsor Mann (USA Today, The Week) about his penchant for epigrams, neo-conservatism, more on the relationship between Republicans and Russia, Mitt Romney, Lindsey Graham, and more.

Podcast production by Melissa Kaplan. Engineering help from Merritt Jacob.

Further Reading:

From our archive: Virginia Heffernan’s conversation with Max Boot