How come Scandinavians are always the international good guys when it comes to diplomatic relations? Today on The Gist, RAND political scientist Jonah Blank explains the necessity of a Swedish go-between for U.S. relations. Plus, Dan Pashman from The Sporkful explains tricks for a moist turkey with crispy skin. He’s the author of Eat More Better. For the Spiel, the death of Marion Barry, the mayor for life.
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