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The Waterfront (or a Good Portion of It)

A dozen years ago, I called Phil Gramm’s office, requesting an interview. I figured someone would call me back and we’d set up a time. Instead, Gramm called me back, quickly. I said, “Senator, I’m not ready for you. I haven’t prepared questions.” He said, “It’ll be better.” It was pretty good, I must say.

Earlier today, Mona Charen said she wasn’t ready for our podcast. She’d been too busy. I thought of my Gramm story. And Mona was better than ever. In this episode, we talk about the shutdown and national politics. We talk about the Macker and Cooch in Virginia (gubernatorial candidates). We talk about porn and the Bible. We talk of many things. I even sing a hymn of praise to jury duty. It all ends with the famous, exciting sneezing horns of the Dvořák Eighth Symphony (last movement).

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