BONUS EPISODE: How I Set Off an International Crisis as a Junior Speechwriter for President Obama

Michele and Igor chat with David Litt, a former speechwriter for then-President Barack Obama and author of Thanks, Obama: My Hopey, Changey White House Years, released today. Litt discusses his experience as the go-to joke writer for the president, how he embarrassed himself more than once, and a pro tip about sending angry emails.

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Michele Jawando is the vice president for Legal Progress at the Center for American Progress. Igor Volsky is a vice president at the Center.