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December 02, 2021
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“America’s Next Top MAGA.”

In This Episode

Republicans compete to out-crazy each other over Lauren Boebert and vaccine requirements, Law Professor Leah Litman joins to talk about the Supreme Court case that may overturn Roe v. Wade, and Dr. Mehmet Oz shakes up the 2022 midterms by carpetbagging his way into the Pennsylvania Senate race.


Show Notes 


Congressional Clusterfuck

  • NYT: Senate Republicans Threaten Shutdown Over Vaccine Mandates
  • Politico: McConnell’s latest challenge: Stopping a shutdown over vaccine mandates
  • NYT: Republican Recriminations Point to a Rocky Path to a House Majority
  • Politico: Mace and Greene keep feuding, despite McCarthy’s effort to intervene
  •  Politico: McCarthy tries to keep order within House GOP as Dems debate Boebert punishment


Abortion Fight 

  •  NYT MAP: Where Abortion Access Would Decline if Roe v. Wade Were Overturned
  • SCOTUSblog: Majority of court appears poised to uphold Mississippi’s ban on most abortions after 15 weeks
  • Leah Litman live tweets
  • Playbook PM: Supreme Court signals openness to overturning Roe
  • NYT: Roberts Searches for Middle Ground in Abortion Case
  • WaPo: Fate of Roe v. Wade in the hands of the Supreme court after spirited arguments
  • AP: Justices signal they’ll OK new abortion limits, may toss Roe
  • NYT: Supreme Court Appears Open to Upholding Mississippi Abortion Restriction
  • NPR: Supreme Court hears arguments in Landmark Mississippi abortion case
  • CNN: Biden reaffirms support for Roe v. Wade as fate of landmark decision rests in Supreme Court
  • Yahoo!: Poll: As Supreme Court hears Mississippi case, just 24 percent of Americans want Roe v. Wade overturned
  •  Cecile Richards tweet
  • The Economist’s Steven Mazie tweet
  • Lambda Legal tweet thread
  • Rewire Editor Jessica Mason Pieklo live-tweets of oral arguments
  • David Frum tweets
  • CNN’s Asha Rangappa tweet
  • WAD host Josie Duffy Rice tweets
  • Conor Lamb tweet
  •  NARAL Ohio Director Kellie Copeland tweet
  • NYT op-ed : Where the Pro-Choice Movement Went Wrong
  • SCOTUSblog: Roe, Dobbs, and the current state of abortion access


Dr. Oz Enters the Race 

  • WSJ: Republican Sean Parnell Drops Out of Pennsylvania Senate Race
  • NYT: Dr. Oz Says He’s Running for Senate in Pennsylvania
  • VOX: The making of Dr. Oz
  • NBC: Dr. Oz, celebrity physician, launches campaign for Senate in Pa. as a Republican
  • NYT: Dr. Oz Faces Backlash After Saying Schools Could Reopen
  • Politico: ‘The Scientific Community Is Almost Monolithic Against You’: When Dr. Oz Went to the Senate
  • NYT: Menace Enters the Republican Mainstream
  • The Hill: Candidates tied to Jan. 6 create new headaches for Republicans
  •  NYTOn ‘Dr. Oz,’ Trump Offers Placebo Transparency
  • CNN: Stacey Abrams announces she’s running for governor in Georgia


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