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March 07, 2023
Pod Save America
“The Old Man and the CPAC.”

In This Episode

Donald Trump says indictments won’t stop him from running. Ron DeSantis tells his Florida story here in California. Joe Biden balances public safety with self-governance in opposing DC’s crime reforms. And Semafor’s Dave Weigel joins the pod to take us through the weekend’s GOP shenanigans at CPAC. 


Show Notes 

  • CNN: Trump proposes building 10 ‘freedom cities’ and flying cars
  • WaPo: Trump’s dark ‘I am your retribution’ pledge — and how GOP enabled it
  • NYMag: CPAC Speaker Urges Eradication of Trans Rights
  • Semafor: Trump goes after DeSantis on Social Security at CPAC
  • NYT: In Florida Legislative Session, a Chance for DeSantis to Check Off His Wish List
  • WaPo: In Calif. speech that draws protests, DeSantis stokes fight over pandemic
  • Aaron Rupar’s Substack: DeSantis declares war on the free press
  • NPR: Eyeing a run for president, Ron DeSantis wants to ‘Make America Florida’
  • Playbook PM: Senate to D.C.: No take backs
  • NBC: Biden bucks liberals and tells Democrats to get tough on crime
  • MSNBC: Biden should defend Black cities having their power stripped by white outsiders, by Jesse Holland
  • WSJ: Lori Lightfoot Loses / The D.C. Crime Bill
  • DCist: Is D.C. Really Reducing Penalties For Violent Crimes? It’s Complicated.