In this trailer episode to The Al Franken Podcast, Al sits down with Amazon’s Alexa (Siri had other commitments) to review highlights of the upcoming episodes.
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When we launched the website in April, we featured our book drive for the new Bug-O-Nay-Ge-Shig School. That went crazy nuts! You and people like you (well-educated liberals and open-minded, self-taught free thinkers), bought all 2,500 books the school librarian had requested and donated another $81,000 on top of that so their library can fill its capacity of 20,000 books. Thank you.
Now on to the Al Franken Podcast, which Poddy, the podcast magazine that reviews podcasts with a focus on podcasts about podcasts, calls “the best new podcast not about podcasts.” This week, Jeffrey Toobin (CNN and The New Yorker) and Professor Nancy Gertner (of something called the Harvard Law School) talk about the pernicious Federalist Society. It’s scary, fascinating, funny, but mostly scary. Check it out.
One last thing. Frankly, I don’t think Poddy is a very good magazine. There. I’ve said it. It may hurt me, but that’s how I roll.
An in-depth, but somewhat snarky, look at the Trump administration’s success in packing the courts with right-wing, Federalist Society judges. Gertner, a Harvard Law professor, and Toobin, CNN chief legal analyst, discuss some of the most cynical, activist decisions by the Roberts Court. Al calls Justice Scalia’s dissent in marriage…
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