Emily Bazelon, John Dickerson and David Plotz discuss Trump’s offer to pardon lawbreakers who help build a border wall, whether the U.S. is a republic or a democracy, and how journalists can choose to punch up or punch down internet harassment.
For this week’s Slate Plus bonus segment, Emily, David, and John talk about nuking hurricanes.
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Research and show notes by Bridgette Dunlap.
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