The week in news
Jean thinks it’s a Thing that Nancy Pelosi isn’t challenging the Trump administration harder than she is; Aaron’s not so sure.
President Trump’s “airports” gaffe in his July 4 speech? Not really a Thing – but what is a Thing is what the gaffe symbolizes about his presidency.
Jean and Aaron discuss the Democratic debates – and a high-profile Supreme Court case on gerrymandering.
In which Aaron suggests we can get Donald Trump to swear off bombing Iran forever if we remind him that John McCain once supported it.
Robert Mueller speaks publicly about his report, and what he has to say is damning for the president – but is it a Thing?
Jean and Aaron discuss the Mueller report – until they’re abruptly interrupted by severe weather.
Aaron and Jean are interrupted by a thunderstorm warning, but that doesn’t stop them from discussing Pete Buttigieg’s feud with Mike Pence.
On Joe Biden and Sylvia Hatchell: it’s not the specific thing they said or did, but the larger pattern of behavior.
Many reasons why the Mueller Report is Not A Thing – and neither is Betsy DeVos’ Special Olympics meltdown.
The Mueller report gets ready to drop (but not yet, as we were talking). Also, Aaron and Jean discuss why it’s important for people in power to actually care about the law.