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October 23, 2020
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“Abraham Lincoln over here.” (Debate recap special)

In This Episode

Jon, Jon, Tommy, and Dan break down what will hopefully be the last presidential debate ever to include Donald Trump.

 

Show Notes

The Debate

  • Rev: Donald Trump & Joe Biden Final Presidential Debate Transcript 2020
  • NYT: Trump tries to rattle Biden, who responds with a disciplined performance.
  • AP: Analysis: Debate is brief interlude of normalcy in 2020 race
  • WaPo: Final Biden-Trump meeting covers coronavirus, race, climate change
  • CNN: Fact check: Toned-down Trump continues his onslaught of falsehoods
  • NYT: Fact-Checking the Final Presidential Debate 
  • Vox: 4 winners and 5 losers from the last Biden-Trump debate 
  • NYMag: Highlights From the Final Trump-Biden Debate 
  • Politico: Trump, Biden get their do-over: Key moments from the final debate
  • WaPo: 4 takeaways from the final 2020 presidential debate
  • LA Times: Key takeaways from the second and final Trump-Biden debate 
  • WaPo- Opinions: The last debate is the final straw 
  • WaPo- Opinions: The only thing worse for Trump than an unwatchable debate is a watchable one 
  • NYT: Biden calls Trump ‘one of the most racist presidents we’ve had in modern history.’ 
  • NYT: NBC’s Kristen Welker Manages to Keep Order at Final Debate
  • WaPo: The mute button was a godsend. It also amplified the candidates’ differences
  • NY Mag: Could’ve Used More Mute Button
  • NY Mag: The Debate Guardrails Were a Gift for Trump
  • WaPo: Second Trump-Biden debate has fewer interruptions but more counterpunches
  • Vox: In the final debate, Trump interrupted twice as much as Bide
  • Politico: Trump comes out strong. But is it too late?
  • NY Mag: ‘Grand Slam’: GOP Insiders Texted Me Their Honest Feelings About the Final Debate
  • WaPo: 5 takeaways from the final 2020 presidential debate
  • NY Mag – Trump Started the Debate Disciplined, Then Lapsed Into Being Himself
  • NYT: A Mandate to Be Less Like Himself? It Can Be Said That Trump Tried
  • Atlantic: Trump Doesn’t Care
  • WaPo: Trump did what he came to do in Nashville, but Biden was ready for what came at him

 

Robust Substance

  • Vox: Trump on Covid-19: “I take full responsibility.”It’s not my fault.”
  • BuzzFeedNews: “We’re learning to live with it”: Trump Dismissed the Virus That’s Killed 220,000 Americans and Put Him in the Hospital 
  • MotherJones: People Are Still Dying. Trump Is Still Lying 
  • Vox: “It just went away”: Trump used his son’s positive Covid-19 test to downplay the pandemic
  • Guardian: Biden mauls Trump’s record on coronavirus in final presidential debate
  • NBC: Dialed down, Biden, Trump clash over Covid-19 response, fracking in final debate
  • Reuters: COVID-19 surges across U.S. as some hospitals stretched
  • NYT: Trump tries to rattle Biden, who responds with a disciplined performance.
  • NYT: Trump lashes out over Hunter Biden. Biden hits back, calling Giuliani ‘a Russian pawn.’
  • Daily Beast: Biden Hits Back Against Trump’s ‘But His Emails’ Attack: ‘The Guy Who Got in Trouble in Ukraine Was This Guy’
  • ABC News: For Trump and Biden, debate fuels allegations of improper family foreign deals
  • USA Today: ‘Nothing was unethical’: Joe Biden defends Hunter Biden under pressure from Trump in debate
  • Vox: There’s only one presidential candidate who we know accepts money from foreign sources
  • Politico: Hunter Biden, Rudy Giuliani and the ‘hard drive from hell’
  • NBC News: Trump heads into final debate with little formal prep, expects to focus on Hunter Biden, China
  • WaPo: Trump campaign trots out former business associate of Hunter Biden ahead of debate
  • WaPo: We’ve reached the Tony Bobulinski stage of the campaign
  • Vanity Fair: TRUMP’S PRESIDENTIAL DEBATE SURPRISE: INVITING A HUNTER BIDEN ASSOCIATE NO ONE’S EVER HEARD OF OR CARES ABOUT
  • Vox: Mysterious emails and convenient leaks: The Trump campaign’s Hunter Biden attacks, explained
  • WSJ: Hunter Biden’s Ex-Business Partner Alleges Father Knew About Venture
  • Daily Beast: Wall Street Journal’s News Side Releases A Piece Debunking Opinion Side’s Hunter Biden Screed
  • Politico: Trump, Biden clash over what raising minimum wage means for small businesses 
  • Vox: Trump’s disappearing populism was on full display at Thursday’s debate 
  • The Atlantic: Biden Seizes Trump’s Populist Mantle
  • NYT: Biden calls Trump ‘one of the most racist presidents we’ve had in modern history.’ 
  • Vox: No, Trump hasn’t been the best president for Black America since Lincoln
  • NYT: Asked about the environment and race, Trump did not mention the environment or race. 
  • Vox: No, Trump hasn’t been the best president for Black America since Lincoln
  • NYT: Asked about the environment and race, Trump did not mention the environment or race. 
  • Vox: Trump on COVID-19: “I take full responsibility. It’s not my fault.”
  • Politico: Trump, Biden clash over what raising minimum wage means for small businesses 
  • Politico: Biden wants to transition from the oil industry
  • Axios: Trump claims COVID “will go away,” Biden calls his response disqualifying
  • DailyBeast: Trump Knows ‘More About Wind’ Than Biden, Says Windmills ‘Kill All the Birds’ 
  • The Hill: Trump falsely claims Green New Deal calls for ‘tiny little windows’ 
  • AP: Biden calls for ‘transition’ from oil, GOP sees opening
  • Bloomberg: Trump Seizes On Biden Oil Comment to Warn Swing State Voters
  • Axios: Climate change goes mainstream in presidential debate 
  • TIME: Joe Biden Said He Wants to ‘Transition From the Oil Industry.’ That Shouldn’t Be a Surprise 
  • NYT: Asked about the environment and race, Trump did not mention the environment or race. 
  • Politico: Biden wants to transition from the oil industry
  • WaPo: Biden vows to move U.S. off oil to tackle climate change as Trump attacks the plan’s cost, economic impact 
  • The Guardian: Aggressive push to 100% renewable energy could save Americans billions- study
  • Pew: How important is climate change to voters in the 2020 election?
  • The Guardian: A second Trump term would be ‘game over’ for the climate, says top scientist
  • CNBC: How Biden’s $1.7 trillion climate plan would change America after Trump’s Big Oil presidency
  • Politico: The Hidden, Eat-Your-Vegetables Side of Biden’s Climate Policy

 

Takeaways

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