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Libertarian Optimism: Nick Gillespie Talks With Ben Kissel on Lincoln’s Top Hat

Friday, September 23, 2016 8:33
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Last week, I taped a conversation with Ben Kissel, who writes for Fox News’ Red Eye with Tom Shillue and hosts a number of podcasts, including the thrilling, chilling, and wildly popular Last Podcast on the Left, which “covers all the horrors our world has to offer both imagined and real, from demons and slashers to cults and serial killers.” Glad to say that I wasn’t on that one (yet, at least).

The libertarianish millennial taped me for Abe Lincoln’s Top Hat (that’s an iTunes link), which is devoted to “Politics! We know you love them just as much as we do. Join comedian Ben Kissel and radio man Marcus Parks each week as they discus what’s going on in politics and the world of social issues.” In 45 minutes, we covered a lot of ground, including whether robots will take whatever jobs the Mexicans have left for Americans, why the Democrats and Republicans have rigged the presidential debates so nobody else gets on the stage with them, and if millennials really are getting screwed by ageing baby boomers. Throughout it all, I’m damned optimistic and try, mostly unsuccessfully, to cheer up Kissel and all listeners below the age of 60.

Here’s a Soundcloud version. Just click to play.

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