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23 June 2021

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Glenn Loury (Watson Institute for International and Public AffairsBrown University) and Ann Althouse (Althouse)

On The Glenn Show, Glenn and Ann check in on Obama a year into his second term. Has his vacillation on Syria and the Fed hurt his credibility? Ann argues that the Larry Summers controversy exposed an anti-science crowd on the left—but maybe a small dose of delusion is healthy. Turning to the end of NYC’s stop-and-frisk program, Ann worries that emotions adulterated the public debate. Are liberal gun-control measures breeding a nation of victims? Finally, Glenn criticizes the secrecy of the security state under Obama.

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Recorded:Sep 20    Posted:Sep 22, 2013
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The Glenn Show | Sep 22, 2013 | Glenn Loury & Ann Althouse

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