Should Donald Trump Have Been Convicted?

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In this week’s The Reason Roundtable, editors Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Nick Gillespie, and Peter Suderman debrief in the wake of former President Donald Trump’s conviction on 34 counts of falsifying business records last week in New York City.

00:33—Donald Trump’s conviction

27:37—Weekly Listener Question

42:11—Recent undercovered stories

50:48—This week’s cultural recommendations

Send your questions to [email protected]. Be sure to include your social media handle and the correct pronunciation of your name.

Mentioned in this podcast:

Does Donald Trump’s Conviction in New York Make Us Banana Republicans?” by J.D. Tuccille

Trump’s Conviction Requires Him To Surrender His Guns. Civil Libertarians Should Be Troubled.” by Jacob Sullum

The Prosecution’s Story About Trump Featured Several Logically Impossible Claims,” by Jacob Sullum

First Felon,” by Liz Wolfe

Trump’s Conviction Suggests Jurors Bought the Prosecution’s Dubious ‘Election Fraud’ Narrative,” by Jacob Sullum

Trump Jury Instructions Invite Conviction Based on a Hodgepodge of Dubious Theories,” by Jacob Sullum

Prosecutors Say Trump Tried To ‘Hoodwink the American Voter,’ Which Is Not a Crime,” by Jacob Sullum

The Felon,” by Matt Labash

Chase Oliver: What Does the Libertarian Presidential Candidate Really Believe?” by Zach Weissmueller and Liz Wolfe

Chase Oliver Is the Libertarian Party’s Presidential Pick,” by Eric Boehm

$7.5 Billion in Government Cash Only Built 8 E.V. Chargers in 2.5 Years,” by Joe Lancaster

Biden’s Tariffs Are a Bad Idea,” by Eric Boehm

Fauci to Congress: 6-Foot Social Distancing Guidance Likely Not Based on Data,” by Christian Britschgi

’15 Days To Slow the Spread’: On the Fourth Anniversary, a Reminder to Never Give Politicians That Power Again,” by John Stossel

The CDC Made America’s Pandemic Worse,” by Peter Suderman

The CDC’s Guidance for Summer Camps Is Insane,” by Robby Soave

CDC’s New ‘Reopening’ Guidance Will Keep Schools Closed in the Fall,” by Matt Welch

What Ken Burns’ New Film Gets Right—and Wrong—About the Roosevelts,” by Damon Root

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Music: “Angeline,” by The Brothers Steve

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