THIS WEEK, The Pontificast crew reconvenes at the Empire State Building in New York for a lively discussion of the following laundry list: Barack Obama’s historic win and his behavior since, Sarah Palin’s frenzied week of mainstream-media interviews, how the apocryphal young evangelical voted, and why on earth the Democrats want to start bailing out industries that are behind the times. Update: We say on the broadcast that we opened comments for this episode, but our comments-for-articles feature isn’t working at the moment. So unfortunately, if you want to rip us, you’ll have to do it to our faces: email@example.com.
The Pontificast for November 14, 2008
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Articles discussed this week:
- Angelo M. Codevilla, “Trust Not Your Handlers,” American Spectator.
- Katha Pollitt, “Soyonara, Sarah,” The Nation.
- Ross Douthat, “Where’s the Journalism Bailout?,” The Atlantic.
- Megan McArdle, “Right to Work,” The Atlantic.
- Roy Edroso, “Decemberists’ ‘Obama Worship’ Annoys Reviewer,” The Village Voice.
- Alisa Harris, “The Novemberists,” Patrol.
Debs Francisco is a multimedia producer and staff writer at MVN.com in New York; she blogs at NHLgirl.com. Alisa Harris is deputy editor of Patrol. She teaches journalism at The King’s College in Manhattan. Nathan Poe is an intern at Oppenheiemer & Company in New York. David Sessions is the editor of Patrol.
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