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Conor Friedersdorf (The Atlantic, Byliner) and Peter Suderman (Reason)

Conor and Peter try to make sense of QE3, the Federal Reserve’s effort to kick-start the economy. Turning to the political fallout from the embassy attacks, Peter argues that Romney thinks about foreign policy like a management consultant. Though they both believe in the primacy of free speech, Conor isn’t bothered by diplomats criticizing offensive videos. Peter talks about what Romney would actually do about health care if elected. If Romney wins the election, will the Tea Party ever trust him? Plus: Conor describes the album he’d love Jay-Z to make.

Recorded:Sep 14    Posted:Sep 17, 2012
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Friedersdorf | Sep 17, 2012 | Conor Friedersdorf & Peter Suderman

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The Glenn Show

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Friedersdorf

Blasphemous cartoons and a question of honor

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Waiting for the 2016 oppo hits

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