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Poised to return from Maine, Jonah’s in especially scatterbrained form on today’s eclectic Ruminant. He begins the program by expanding on Wednesday’s “news”letter and offering some further thoughts on the problematic relationship between data and audiences in today’s media space. Afterward, he addresses Biden’s “morally and politically indefensible” student loan forgiveness plan, the foolishness of politicians who don’t know what they believe, and the nature of a life well lived. Stick around until the end for ruminations on nationalism and fulfillment.

Show Notes:

- The Wednesday G-File

- James C. Scott’s Seeing Like a State

- The Remnant with Klon Kitchen

- The Remnant with Chris Stirewalt

- Jason Furman’s critique of Biden’s student loan plan

- The Washington Post editorial page blasts Biden

- The Remnant with Beth Akers

- Blake Masters backtracks on abortion

- The Remnant with Russ Roberts