0:42: Midterms post-mortem
34:59: Weekly Listener Question:
Brazil is a country with over 200 million people, and they counted all of their presidential election votes on election night. U.S. democrats, however, need weeks to count all the votes. What other explanation is there for this than cheating?
41:31: More on Elon Musk and Twitter
54:21: This week’s cultural recommendations
Mentioned in this podcast:
“Maybe Republicans Need a Policy Agenda After All?” by Eric Boehm
“A Potted Plant Could Beat a Trump Republican,” by J.D. Tuccille
“J.D. Vance Seized His Chance, but the New Right Had a Bad Night,” by Stephanie Slade
“Colorado Voters Approve Decriminalization of 5 Natural Psychedelics,” by Jacob Sullum
“Black Panther: Wakanda Forever Is Ambitious but Disappointing,” by Peter Suderman
Send your questions to [email protected]. Be sure to include your social media handle and the correct pronunciation of your name.
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Audio production by Ian Keyser
Assistant production by Hunt Beaty
Music: “Angeline,” by The Brothers Steve