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Tears of Scrutiny

"I'm on laughing gas. And two, there's a Kleenex box with a dead bird on my dining room table."

It’s a silent spring in Texas as Pornhub pulls out of the state in an act of protest over a law requiring age verification measures. Sarah and David go through the legal battle between the explicit site and Texas AG Ken Paxton.

The Agenda:

—Sarah’s high

—The tiers of scrutiny in constitutional law

—The role of text, history, and tradition

—Understanding the differences between Medicare and Medicaid can be challenging, even for lawmakers

Show Notes:

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Sarah Isgur is a senior editor at The Dispatch and is based in northern Virginia. Prior to joining the company in 2019, she had worked in every branch of the federal government and on three presidential campaigns. When Sarah is not hosting podcasts or writing newsletters, she’s probably sending uplifting stories about spiders to Jonah, who only pretends to love all animals.

David French is a columnist for the New York Times. He’s a former senior editor of The Dispatch. He’s the author most recently of Divided We Fall: America's Secession Threat and How to Restore Our Nation.