In this week's The Reason Roundtable, editors Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Nick Gillespie, and Peter Suderman bemoan the atrocities committed by the militant group Hamas over the weekend in Israel and discuss the removal of Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R–Calif.) from his role as speaker of the House.
0:19: A massacre in Israel
23:29: Speaker of the House Kevin McCarthy ousted
37:22: Weekly Listener Question
50:23: This week's cultural recommendations
Mentioned in this podcast:
"Death Toll Passes 1,100," by Liz Wolfe
"Does America Need To Be Involved in the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?" by Matthew Petti
"Biden's Foreign Policy Is Adrift," by Bonnie Kristian
"Bitcoin: A Weapon for Peace in the Israel-Palestine Conflict," by Noor Greene
"A Surly Showdown for Speaker," by Katherine Mangu-Ward, Nick Gillespie, Peter Suderman, and Matt Welch
"Steve Scalise's Legislative Record Is a Bigger Problem Than His Past Speaking Gigs," by Nick Gillespie
Kevin McCarthy as Comet Kohoutek, tweet by Nick Gillespie
A Postcard from Earth and Sphere robots, by Sarah Rose Siskind
"Love Is All Around…," by Nick Gillespie
"TV's Dysfunctional Family Affair," by Charles Oliver
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Music: "Angeline," by The Brothers Steve