The Hindu nationalist Narendra Modi has been denied entry into the United States, but may very likely be the next Prime Minister of India. Shikha Dalmia, senior analyst at the Reason Foundation explains the diplomatic stakes on today’s Gist. Then, the heroic moderator from today’s viral Idaho GOP Gubernatorial debates explains how a cowboy, curmudgeon, biker, and a normal guy ended up on stage together. For The Spiel, Mike weighs the cost of the delayed arrival of the 9/11 Memorial Museum.

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