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The Bill Simmons Podcast

Jon Favreau and Dan Pfeiffer

HBO and The Ringer's Bill Simmons welcomes Jon Favreau, former director of speechwriting for President Obama, to break down the 2016 primaries, Donald Trump's lack of a speechwriter (10:00), and this season’s WWF-style debate format (21:00). Then, Dan Pfeiffer, former senior adviser to Obama for strategy and communications, joins to discuss Ted Cruz's lack of likability (26:30), advising the Trump campaign (31:00), the Obama-Clinton Cabinet dynamic (39:00), Obama’s post-presidency (45:00), flaws in media coverage (50:00), and the impact of technology on the political landscape (1:05:00).

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