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Dinner Table Politics

Jul 17, 2018

Abby and Jim discuss President Trump's disastrous summit in Helsinki and why George Will called the Commander-in-Chief a "sad, embarrassing wreck of a man." That leads to the incredible story of Bill Browder and the 2012 Magnitsky Act, which leads Abby to predict that Melania will likely soon be jumping out of airplanes a la Tom Cruise in Mission Impossible.

Also, is the EU really a foe? Why does the difference between integrative and distributive trade matter? And how is Putin's attempt to get vengeance on Bill Browder like the Battle of Hogwarts?