In this week's The Reason Roundtable, editors Matt Welch and Katherine Mangu-Ward welcome special guests Eric Boehm and Zach Weissmueller for a post-mortem examination of the first Republican presidential primary debate last week and to discuss reactions to former President Donald Trump's mug shot.
0:42: First Republican presidential primary debate
23:08: Donald Trump's interview with Tucker Carlson
32:17: Weekly Listener Question
55:34: Persistent back-to-school COVID measures
Mentioned in this podcast:
"There Were No Anti-Interventionist Candidates at the GOP Debate," by Christian Britschgi
"A GOP Consensus Emerges: Militarize the Border," by Fiona Harrigan
"Nikki Haley Slams Biden's 'Green Subsidies,'" by Joe Lancaster
"Vivek Ramaswamy: 'The Only War I Will Declare…Is on the Administrative State,'" by Robby Soave
"Vivek Ramaswamy's Popular Incoherence," by Matt Welch
"Candidates Spar Over National Abortion Ban in First Republican Debate," by Elizabeth Nolan Brown
"Stop Publishing Mug Shots—Even Donald Trump's," by Billy Binion
"Baltimore Orioles Owners Demand Even More Unnecessary Taxpayer Money," by Jason Russell
"Voters Put Arizona Coyotes' Arena Project on Ice," by Eric Boehm
"Stadium Subsidy Stupidity Hits New Record," by Jason Russell
"The Expensive, Seductive Nostalgia of Field of Dreams," by Matt Welch
"Dozens of Colleges Still Require COVID Vaccines for Students," by Emma Camp
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