Panel Round One
PETER SAGAL, HOST:
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Brian, Republicans have had a hard time courting younger voters. So they're turning to a new spokesman, a gentleman named Scott Greenberg. He is the first known Republican what?
BRIAN BABYLON: Give me a hint.
SAGAL: Well with him, the party platform is skinny jeans but a big tent.
BABYLON: Oh these are - a Republican hipster?
SAGAL: A Republican hipster, the first one found.
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BOBCAT GOLDTHWAIT: I was going to go with Boy Scout.
SAGAL: Scott Greenberg has got the jeans, the horn-rimmed glasses. He's got the three-day growth of beard. He's the kind of guy who would intern on a public radio show if he didn't want to defund public radio.
BABYLON: I don't even want to know what this kid looks like because I know he had - because you know hipsters wear hand-me-up clothes.
SAGAL: What does that mean?
BABYLON: Hand-me-up clothes? Clothes that a little boy hands up to a grown man to put on.
BABYLON: They were those little clothes.
AMY DICKINSON: Tight.
BABYLON: Tight, and they have handlebar moustaches, and I'm scared of those.
SAGAL: So this is what I mean. He's doing a great job advocating Republican policy positions because just after one minute of listening to that guy, 100 percent of Democrats wished they owned a gun.
BABYLON: What is that?
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