February 23, 2017: 6:00 AM EST Ep. 124 - Bill Kristol Bill Kristol, the neoconservative commentator and founder of The Weekly Standard, talks with David Axelrod about his experiences as Dan Quayle's chief of staff, the unnerving first month of the Trump administration, and why he believes nation-building and support of liberal democracies is in America's best interest.

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