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Dinner Table Politics

Jun 21, 2019

Are we heading to war with Iran? As the Trump administration tries to figure out a commensurate response to the downing of an American spy drone, Abby and Jim review the possibility of what a war would look like, and why it would likely be more disastrous than the invasion of Iraq. Jim introduces Abby to "Wag the Dog," the movie that chronicles a fictional president mounting a war to secure his reelection chances. Could that be what's happening here? And what are Trump's reelection chances, anyway? Joe Biden is stumbling; Elizabeth Warren is on the rise. Is wagging the dog Trump's best hope for 2020?