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The Fifth Column

303 EpisodesProduced by Kmele Foster, Michael Moynihan, and Matt WelchWebsite

Your weekly rhetorical assault on the on the news cycle, the people who make it, and occasionally ourselves. Kmele Foster (Freethink), Michael Moynihan (Vice), and Matt Welch (Reason) talk and laugh and drink their way to at least quasi-sanity in a world gone mad, often with the aid of clean and art… read more

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368 w/ Eli Lake "Mar-a-lago Momentos and Nuclear Codes"

Many urgent matters loom large in this dispatch.

How did boxes full of TOP SECRET documents turn up a Trump’s Mar-a-lago compound?!
Could be an honest mistake… Few moving labels get mixed up; nuclear secrets turn up in a Florida man’s safe. Maybe a box full of Melania’s bawdiest intimates gets serendipitously misdirected to the National Archives.
Could America be so lucky?
Could Trump be selling state secrets to the highest bidder?
Could the “Deep State” be up to no good?
Is there a clearance sale at the Banana Republic?
We’ve got margaritas, Sativa, a burning desire to sort this 💩 out — and Eli Lake is a responsible adult whose laptop definitely won’t run out of power mid-podcast.
Recorded: Aug 11, 2022
Published: NOW

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