In this week's The Reason Roundtable, editors Matt Welch, Katherine Mangu-Ward, Nick Gillespie, and Peter Suderman evaluate President Joe Biden's visit to Israel in the wake of the Hamas attacks and highlight particularly bad U.S. responses to the war in the Middle East.
0:24: President Biden visits Israel
16:24: Bad U.S. domestic responses to the war in Gaza
26:52: Weekly Listener Question
42:13: House Republicans' enduring embarrassment
48:23: This week's cultural recommendations
Mentioned in this podcast:
"Unimaginable Force," by Liz Wolfe
"U.S. Faces Risks in Spreading Israel-Hamas Conflict," by J.D. Tuccille
"Nikki Haley and Ron DeSantis Argue Who Is More Hostile to Refugees from Gaza," by Joe Lancaster
"Trita Parsi: Is De-escalation Feasible in the Middle East?" by Zach Weissmueller and Liz Wolfe
"What Happens Next in the Israel-Hamas War?" by Zach Weissmueller and Liz Wolfe
"Biden's Foreign Policy Is Adrift," by Bonnie Kristian
"I find such unrestrained xenophobia particularly disgusting," writes Nick Gillespie on X.
"I urge @Heritage to delete this utterly disgusting, xenophobic post," writes Justin Amash on X.
"Why America Shouldn't Resettle Palestinians," by Lora Ries
"The Case Against Government-Provided Paid Parental Leave," by Veronique de Rugy
"This Law Will Kill Opportunities for Pregnant Workers," by John Stossel
"Jim Jordan: The Perfect Speaker for a Policy-Free GOP," by Eric Boehm
"Martin Scorsese Is a Grumpy Old Fart—and Wrong About the State of 'Cinema,'" by Nick Gillespie
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