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Will “Law and Order” Save Trump?

The Trump 2020 playbook got thrown out when the pandemic hit.

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Episode Notes

Nine weeks out from the presidential election, the Trump campaign is trying to make the election about “law and order.” Is that a winning strategy when the violence they’re pointing to is happening under Trump’s watch?

Guest: Will Saletan, Slate’s national correspondent

Podcast production by Mary Wilson, Jayson De Leon, Danielle Hewitt, and Elena Schwartz.


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