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Political Gabfest
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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Ratings & Reviews
4.5 stars from 9,153 ratings
Ross Douthat, really?
I’m an original listener. Sad to see it. My problem is not the anti-choice view. My problem is that the others are too polite to engage him in real debate about the obliteration of women’s fundamental rights. Decide what kind of show you want to be.
Carla IS via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/05/21
I've been listening to the show for at least a decade, and Amicus and the Political Gabfest are the reasons I decided to shell out for Slate+. The political commentary is great, but as inevitably happens the farther they stray from that topic the less valuable their commentary becomes....Read full review »
zerocitymoneypit via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/04/21
Ross Douthat?!
I used to look forward to this podcast. It used to be one of my favorites. Now though, you have chosen to have Ross Douthat as a regular guest. I could put up with his presence once, but then he showed up for the discussion about the Supreme Court and abortion and this just plainly lost me. Ross...Read full review »
CVILLE49 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 12/03/21
Recent Episodes
Published 12/02/21
Emily, John and David discuss the Supreme Court's consideration of Dobbs v Jackson Women's Health Organization with guest Ross Douthat. The Political Gabfest hosts also talk about how best to approach the news of the Omicron variant, and why the Cuomo brothers’ scandals matter. Here are some...
Published 12/02/21
Emily, John and David talk about whether President Biden ought to run in 2024, the Rittenhouse verdict and former Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull joins the Gabfest to talk about international relations with China. Here are some notes and references from this week’s show: Edward-Isaac Dovere and...
Published 11/24/21
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