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George Costanza vs. ISIS

Winning the public relations war against ISIS won’t be easy, but maybe we’re not using the right weapons. On The Gist, Ambassador Marc Ginsberg calls for SEAL Team Six–style social media barrage and an army of entertainer-diplomats, including Jason Alexander, aka Seinfeld’s George Castanza. Plus, songwriter David Lowery tells how musicians are banding together against the corporate music industry. For the Spiel, a Springsteen-esque moment in the Republican response to the State of the Union. Today’s sponsors:, enter promo code The Gist for a special offer. Get a no-risk trial plus $110 bonus offer, which includes a digital scale and up to $55 free postage. Also, Casper mattresses. Get $50 toward any mattress purchase by visiting and using our promo code Gist.

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