Full episode
139: Ghosts of Elections Past
Act One

Upside Down World

A campaign diary from writer Michael Lewis from four years ago, about a politician you've heard a lot about: John McCain...and the story of a moment when the opposite of normal politics became normal politics. Lewis's campaign diaries are collected in his book Trail Fever: Spin Doctors, Rented Strangers, and Thumb Wrestlers on the Road to the White House. (15 minutes)

Song:

“I Don't Want to Be President” by Percy Mayfield
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