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On today's podcast, Olivia Troye joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss GWB's 9/11 speech, Chris Christie, the fight over refugees, and the looming COVID winter.
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CHARLIE SYKES on why some of our friends have some bad takes on the Trump lovin’ former NJ Governor.
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CASEY MICHEL: That legendary scandal, which originated 100 years ago, involved Americans paying off Americans. Trump’s corruption is transnational.
SHAY KHATIRI: The war is over. Its effects will live on.
AMANDA CARPENTER: The problem with his efforts to position himself for 2024.
Happy Monday! I trust you had a good weekend. We went to see Jim Gaffigan in D.C., and his new show, The Fun Tour, is awesome. Highly recommend it if you get the chance.
Walking to the car, we saw the beacon of light shining from the Pentagon from the Ellipse. It was a sight to behold.
Comedy and 9/11… Too soon? Make sure to take a look at this VICE documentary on comedy in the wake of September 11th.
PUPDATE. Area Dog Gus seems to be thawing, not warming up, to Rusty. They do often fight over coveted toys, and there’s some trolling, but rather than separate them, I am trying to keep them in a supervised Thunderdome, whereby Gus will push back against Rusty’s youthful puppy play energy.
We are going through chew toys like crazy. But better that than furniture.
Speaking of dogs… Do check out this story on the D.C. reddit from a 9/11 first responder sharing memories of his dog, who came with him to the WTC to try and help save people. You may remember this semi-famous image of Saul and his dog, Shannon.
How OSU and Urban Meyer failed Courtney Smith. It is always difficult to read intensely good reporting, depressing, maddening reporting, that shows you a franchise or team you love failed somebody. Please earmark some time to read this at Defector.
Is J.D. Vance still worried about rhetoric? He should look inward.
Life comes at you fast…
Tucker Carlson… lies? And admits he does it?
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