What else can we say about the departed George H.W. Bush, other than that he wasn't the worst president in our lifetimes but otherwise left little for libertarians to cheer about aside from not freaking out while communism collapsed? On the latest editors' roundtable edition of the Reason Podcast, Katherine Mangu-Ward and Peter Suderman add their contributions to the pool already populated by co-podcasters Nick Gillespie and me. Hint: involves supermarket scanners.
Also discussed: Last week's huge volume of news on all things Mueller/Trump/Russia, the multi-administration follies of Government Motors, the technologic inadequacies of certain podcast participants, and of course the Reason Webathon (Donate right the hell now!).
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Relevant links from the show:
"George H.W. Bush, 41st U.S. President, Dead at 94," by Scott Shackford
"George H.W. Bush's Legacy Holds Little, Nothing for Libertarians To Celebrate," by Nick Gillespie
"Bush, Buckwheat, and the Budget," by Thomas Winslow Hazlett
"Sovereignty Is Such a Lonely Word," by Matt Welch
"Trump Ex-Lawyer Cohen Pleads Guilty to Lying to Congress About Russian Negotiations," by Scott Shackford
"Putin's Potential Penthouse in Trump Tower Moscow Launches Investigation," by Elizabeth Nolan Brown
"When Trump (or Obama) Threatens CEOs, It's the Little Guy Who Loses," by Matt Welch
"Trump, Ryan, and Walker Want to Seize Wisconsin Homes to Build a Foxconn Plant," by Zach Weismueller
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