Whistlestop

The Presidency as a Consumer Experience (Part 2)

On Oct. 19, 2016, Florida Republican Sen. Marco Rubio, a defeated GOP aspirant for the presidency, asks his party not to play by the modern rules of politics.

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Episode Notes

This episode of Whistlestop travels to Oct. 19, 2016, as Florida Republican Sen.
Marco Rubio, a defeated GOP aspirant for the presidency, asks his party not to play by the modern rules of politics.

Whistlestop is Slate’s podcast about presidential history. Hosted by Political Gabfest co-host John Dickerson, each installment will revisit memorable moments from America’s presidential carnival.

Email: whistlestop@slate.com

Podcast production by Jocelyn Frank. Research by Brian Rosenwald and Elizabeth Hinson.

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About the Show

John Dickerson of Slate’s Political Gabfest revisits a moment from the American carnival of politics. Hear about the grand speeches, emergency strategies, baby kissing, and backstabbing that make each presidential cycle so fascinating.

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  • John Dickerson is a CBS political analyst and correspondent, co-host of the Slate Political Gabfest, host of the Whistlestop podcast, and author of The Hardest Job in the World.