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Dinner Table Politics

Jan 9, 2019

Why are you running for office? It's a question every politician is asked, and very few have a good answer. Abby thinks there's only two reasons: money and power. Jim recalls Mitt Romney's answer when he ran for Governor of Massachusetts in 2002, and he breaks down Elizabeth Warren's most recent answer, which is that she's trying to stop billionaires from taking everything for themselves. This leads to a discussion of capitalism, communism, gravity, and why all economic wisdom is encapsulated in the Parable of the Rolling Stones.