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0:00 A brief message from Bob
0:55 Why Mickey thinks the first installment of the Twitter Files was a something-burger
8:05 What Bob thinks Taibbi (and Musk) flubbed
18:26 Do the files show a pro-Dem bias in pre-Musk Twitter?
25:19 Ukraine war update
42:24 Parrot Room preview: an (unwitting) win for Bob; a damning J.D. Vance quote for Mickey; the latest SBF allegation; the worst. Substack. Issue. Ever.; Bob submits a beef with Mickey for commenter consideration; commenter takes on Musk’s gun tweet; potential Parrot Room theme song(s); the Fed on why men are leaving the labor force; Janan Ganesh on why you should leave Twitter
Robert Wright (Bloggingheads.tv, The Evolution of God, Nonzero, Why Buddhism Is True) and Mickey Kaus (kausfiles, The End of Equality). Recorded December 8, 2022.