361 w/ Ilya Shapiro 'Free Speech, Free San Francisco, Free Weigel'

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Kmele is flying

Dude has four parents. Not one isn’t a terrorist

The decline and fall of San Francisco, Part I 

Fiona Dourif’s piece on how California fails the mentally ill

A sexy retweet

Ilya Shapiro quits Georgetown. He stops by to tell us why

Ilya apologized. Should he have?

He mentioned it, we’ll link to it: the paperback edition of Supreme Disorder

Shapiro: Cato abandoned me

Dave Weigel gets suspended because of his colleague and “close friend,” Sammy “the Bull” Sonmez,” rats him out

Another editors note re: the TikTok lady

A St. Louis Cardinal tweeted bad words when he was 14

Everything is dumb

CNN retools, but all the tools still work there

If you ask the question “should I have kids on account of climate change,” you probably shouldn’t have kids

A primetime January 6th hearing, produced by Busby Berkeley

Breaking: Chesa the Chavista needs a new job

The decline and fall of San Francisco, Part II

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Has the New York primary finally closed the door on Cruz, Sanders and Kasich? Should a voter who asks politely be allowed more than one ‘I Voted Sticker’? And why would a journalist bother fact-checking something if more than two people have tweeted it — at that point, it’s basically a fact, right? Moynihan, Welch and Foster discuss… w/Anthony Fisher (Reason.com).


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Sanders and Clinton debate on a dock in Brooklyn -- would any have noticed if CNN had just replayed clips of their previous showdowns? Is Gitmo too good for climate skeptics? And how racist are cops in Chicago? Moynihan, Welch and Foster discuss… /w Harry Siegel (The Daily Beast).


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This Week: Bernie Sanders gives an incoherent interview to the Daily News and simultaneously wins a critical presidential primary in Wisconsin; coincidence or conspiracy? Why are Panamanians so awful at keeping secrets? And why do cops insist on shooting black people? Moynihan, Welch and Foster discuss...


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Surprise -- It's the first full episode of The Fifth Column (pardon our dust)!

This week; Media coverage (or lack thereof) of terrorism in the wake of recent attacks in Brussels and beyond, The FBI vs Apple, Trump vs 'Respectability Politic' and 'Hillary Clinton: Super Duper Honest or Naw?'. Moynihan, Welch and Foster discuss...

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