Rich, Reihan, Charlie, and MBD discuss Bernie Sanders’s ‘Medicare for All’ idea, the unwarranted backlash over 3D-printed guns, and the theatrical mess of Trump v the press.

Editors’ picks:
• Rich: Rabbi Rob Thomas’s piece on collecting tanks from the next print edition.
• Reihan: Chris Pope’s short and sweet piece on single payer.
• Charlie: David French’s explainer on 3D guns.
• MBD: Kevin Williamson on ICE resisters.

Light items:
• Rich: The new Mission Impossible movie.
• Reihan: The game Monopoly Deal.
• Charlie: On his visit to an alligator farm.
• MBD: Jose Reyes pitching in the big Mets blowout.

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  1. Quake Voter Inactive
    Quake Voter

    Was really enjoying the verve of Charlie’s “I hate them all” rant and ready for the improvised conclusion when Reihan stepped all over it.  What a lack of timing.  Does the guy get paid by the word?

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  2. JuliaBlaschke Coolidge

    I’m with Charlie. I hate them all too.

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  3. Duane Oyen Member
    Duane Oyen

    As usual, lots of fire about health care.  Hey, guys, the green-eyeshade conservatives such as the Hiuse Freedom Caucus and Rand Paul, Ted Cruz, etc. are still whining that GWB was a terrible big spender because of Medicare Part D (where he actually should be revered as a conservative hero, just as he should have been revered and followed RE SS reform).  Why would any American voter accept a Republican initiative on health care, be it Bernie’s nonsense or ObamaCare, given that the persistent position has been for 40 years that, notwithstanding loud and constant messages that the current US system of regulation-caused high costs and preferences for incumbents is killing them?

    If just once a smart politician would have talked about the need for government involvement and assurance of health care away from a context of trying to kill it or cut it, we might actually have the trust needed for real reform.  Paul Ryan is a great guy, and his proposals have real merit- but they are always about saving money, not helping people. 

    Instead, we destroy the economy with individual tax cuts to buy off opponents of much needed corporate tax reform.  Pat Caddell is right about “stupid”.

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  4. Randy Webster Member
    Randy Webster

    I couldn’t quite make out the name of the other podcast when Charlie was talking about Pod Save America.

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