Emily, John and David discuss the unusual but uplifting inauguration, Joe Biden’s priorities, and the Trump aftermath.
Here are some notes and references from this week’s show:
Joe Biden’s inauguration speech
Inauguration video from former Presidents Obama, Bush, and Clinton
Kevin Quealy for the New York Times: “The Complete List of Trump’s Twitter Insults (2015-2021)
Here are this week’s cocktail chatters:
John: The books of P.G. Wodehouse read by Jonathan Cecil
Emily: Beth LeBlanc and Craig Mauger for the Detroit News: “Michigan Republicans Seek to Replace GOP Canvasser Who Certified Election”
David: Jules Suzdaltsev’s Twitter thread of photos of weird things Trump did in office.
Listener chatter from Clay Jeffries @clayjeffries: Sam Kean for the Atlantic: “22 Orphans Gave Up Everything to Distribute the World’s First Vaccine”
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