The Trump Train Rolls Through Iowa

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In this week’s The Reason Roundtable, editors Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Nick Gillespie, and Peter Suderman stare down the results of last night’s Iowa caucuses, which saw former President Donald Trump notch a resounding win in his bid to return to the White House.

01:45—Iowa caucuses results and recap

33:52—Weekly Listener Question

41:02—The U.S. attacks on Houthis in Yemen

47:13—The latest on the bipartisan spending deal drama in Congress

49:58—This week’s cultural recommendations

Mentioned in this podcast:

Trump Romps Through Iowa Caucuses, Calls for GOP to ‘Come Together,‘” by Eric Boehm

The Comeback Kid,” by Liz Wolfe

Vivek Ramaswamy Leaves the Field,” by Jesse Walker

Chris Christie Tried To Break Trump’s Hold on the GOP. It Didn’t Work.” by Eric Boehm

Most Iowans Don’t Care About the Caucuses. You Shouldn’t Either.” by Adam Sullivan

The Case Against Trump: Donald Trump Is an Enemy of Freedom,” by Matt Welch

Joe Biden’s $11 Trillion Plan To Bankrupt America,” by Nick Gillespie

U.S. Attacks Houthis in Yemen,” by Liz Wolfe

The War on Terror Zombie Army Has Assembled,” by Matthew Petti

Storks Don’t Take Orders From the State,” by Elizabeth Nolan Brown

Are Car Seat Laws Driving Down America’s Birthrate?” by Christian Britschgi

Does Biden Need Congressional Authorization for His Strikes Against the Houthis?” by Ilya Somin

MLK’s Contested Yet Universal Blueprint for Freedom,” by Matt Welch

The Beekeeper Is a Pulpy, Enjoyable Action Movie About a Rigged System,” by Peter Suderman

11 Trillion Reasons To Fear Joe Biden’s Presidency” by Nick Gillespie

RFK Jr.: The Reason Interview,” by Nick Gillespie and Zach Weissmueller

Jeb Bush: What He Thinks of Trump, Biden, DeSantis, and ‘Florida Man,'” by Nick Gillespie

Vivek Ramaswamy: Why He’s Running for President—and Against ‘Woke Capitalism,'”  by Nick Gillespie and Zach Weissmueller

Baby Bust!” by Kerry Howley

Can Governments Increase Birthrates? Should They?” by Nick Gillespie

Child-proofing the World,” by Nick Gillespie

‘American Fiction’: The Great Awokening,” by Kurt Loder

Sharks Stuffed With Money,” by Nick Gillespie

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Audio production by Ian Keyser; assistant production by Hunt Beaty.

Music: “Angeline,” by The Brothers Steve

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