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The Biden Mess (Robert Wright & Eric Levitz)

The Biden Mess (Robert Wright & Eric Levitz)


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0:28 Biden plays chicken against Democratic elites
13:29 Could the delegates deny Biden the nomination?
21:05 Odd moments in the George Stephanopoulos interview
35:08 Biden faces down a populist-elite revolt
45:42 How a small group of insiders could force Biden out
51:49 Heading to Overtime

Robert Wright (Nonzero, The Evolution of God, Why Buddhism Is True) and Eric Levitz (New York Magazine, Vox). Recorded July 08, 2024.


Overtime titles:

0:00 How bad is Kamala, really?
13:59 The benefits of smoke-filled rooms
26:09 Will a Biden nomination lead to electoral disaster?

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