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Author: Slate Magazine

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Voted “Favorite Political Podcast” by Apple Podcasts listeners. Stephen Colbert says "Everybody should listen to the Slate Political Gabfest." The Gabfest, featuring Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson, and David Plotz, is the kind of informal and irreverent discussion Washington journalists have after hours over drinks.
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Rick Patton

The problem with this guy's argument against weighting college athletics is that college athletes DO tend to perform higher than the average non-athlete post-graduation. Athletics promotes personal values such as hard work, loyalty, teamwork, perseverance, delayed gratification, etc. that translates into well into post-college life. There are, of course, outliers on both sides, but when taking the groups as a whole, this guy's argument falls on its face. The data exists. Learn it.

Mar 15th
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Wayne Roper

There is a large sense of pleasure as Emily Bazelon does a savage takedown of Bush Sr. I'm frustrated with how often people ignore negative aspects of a person who died

Dec 8th
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C.L.

Wayne Roper My thoughts exactly!

Dec 16th
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James Massey

Its good good

Nov 2nd
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Nonya Bizness

please, please, please! the UPTALK by one of the speakers is SO pronounced, and detracted so much from a very timely and otherwise very thoughtful discussion, that i could not listen to the end!

Oct 31st
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