Ricochet Podcast #83: European Vacation


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As expected, Lileks returns from his grand tour of the continent with plenty of tales to tell. Then author and middle east expert&nbsp;Richard Miniter&nbsp;joins to discuss Libya, Qaddafi, and the future of the Arab spring. We wrap up with a bracing dose of reality from&nbsp;The Weekly Standard’s&nbsp;Matt Continetti, who brings us up to speed on all the machinations and inside info on the presidential race. Also, a very bureaucratic Member Post of The Week.&nbsp;It’s all&nbsp;molto buono.&nbsp;

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