Podcast — June 12, 2018 at 9:07 am

EPISODE 85: This is what Republicans will do if they win – with special guest Michigan State Rep. Erika Geiss


The show notes for Episode 85 are at http://www.eclectablog.com/2018/06/episode-85-this-is-what-republicans-will-do-if-they-win-with-special-guest-michigan-state-rep-erika-geiss.html

The Good:
Kathleen Gray at The Detroit Free Press: Michigan approves marijuana legalization vote for November

Anti-gerrymandering ballot proposal: Voters Not Politicians

Jonathan Oosting at The Detroit News: Court: Anti-gerrymandering issue fit for Michigan ballot

Interview – Michigan state Representative Erika Geiss.

Beth LeBlanc at The Detroit News: After raucous session, Michigan House speaker slams Democrats’ ‘disrespect’

Erika Geiss for state Senate: ElectGeiss.com

The Bad:

Ari Berman at Mother Jones: The Supreme Court Is Helping Republicans Kill a Key Voting Rights Law

The Shrugly ¯\_(ツ)_/¯:
Nick Bagley at the Take Care blog: Texas Fold ‘Em

Andy Slavitt and Nicholas Bagley at USA Today: Health care will define the midterms. Donald Trump’s move to gut Obamacare guarantees it.

Alice Ollstein and Cameron Joseph at Talking Points Memo: GOP Fears Trump’s War On Pre-Existing Condition Protections Will Backfire Bigly

Ron Fonger at The Flint Journal: Wells returns to face Flint water charges, but two other cases delayed until July and August

Dr. Mona Hanna-Attisha at The New York Times: How a Pediatrician Became a Detective

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Music clips
Intro music: Zoolookologie by Jean-Michel Jarre
Army of Me by Björk
Everything is Awful by The Decemberists
Unclaimed by Mike Wagner/Total Strangers
Outro music: Complain (from the movie Bob Roberts) by David Robbins & Tim Robbins