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10/11/2014 07:30 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

The Supreme Court Gave Gay Marriage A Big Kanye Shrug

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So, that happened: Ebola has come to America, but the disease has nothing on the viral spread of harum-scarum Ebola hype from the media and politicians. Can we develop a resistance? Meanwhile, the Supreme Court greeted a host of marriage equality bans with a big ole Kanye shrug, letting the sound of wedding bells resound. And, finally, if you're preparing to greet Columbus Day with a soupcon of liberal guilt, why not instead get behind the only holiday that exclusively celebrates failing upward?

Listen to this week's "So That Happened" below:


An index of key moments in the discussion:

1:07 - Ebola

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11:05 - Supreme Court And Gay Marriage

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22:43 - Columbus Day

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This podcast was edited by Ibrahim Balkhy and sound engineered by Brad Shannon, with assistance from Christine Conetta, Chris Gentilviso and Adriana Usero.

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