Trial Balloon - Free Version

We evaluate the odds that a third party "Unity Ticket” might finally break through in 2024. And we look at the Chicago mayoral primary results and what they say about the politics of crime in America.

Links for items we discussed:

When Sen. Howell Heflin (D-AL) saw this photo of Sen. Ted Kennedy in a boat, he quipped: "Well Teddy, I see you've changed your position on offshore drilling."

And a Harvard study: "Democratic mayors have no effect on crime, but do reduce the Black share of arrests for petty crimes."

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What is Trial Balloon - Free Version?

Rise above the political chatter with Trial Balloon, a new podcast from Chris Riback and Taegan Goddard.

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