Mar 26, 2020 • 1HR 27M

Senator Shoshana, Twitter Primadonna

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Shoshana Weissmann is a Renaissance woman, and only at age 27: she’s the head of digital media at R Street Institute, a policy fellow specializing in occupational licensing, and an institution unto herself on social media. She brings a blessed breath of brevity to this episode of The Remnant, on which there is no coronavirus talk! She and Jonah touch on some hilarious job licensing restrictions (fortune tellers?), talk a little memes, a little charismatic megafauna, a little Judaism, and even a little online dating. It’s a reminder of how life was before “The Event,” so it’s really a can’t-miss.

Show Notes:

-Shoshana at R Street

-Professor Randy Barnett, Shoshana’s inspiration

-The wild world of florist licenses in Louisiana

-George Will on Jacob Maged, the immigrant dry cleaner punished by the National Recovery Administration

-The city of Annapolis’ occupational license for fortune-telling

-Shoshana stans Arizona Governor Doug Ducey

-Oklahoma’s trying to regulate your Qi

-The legendary Snapchat hotdog

-Giant prehistoric sloths

-The uniquely interesting history of Ethiopian Jews


-Michael Novak: “A neoconservative is a progressive with three teenage children.”

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