On today’s episode, Mike Pesca talks with Mark Leibovich about politicians leaving Congress for on-air punditry. He then talks with Maria Konnikova about what personality quizzes really tell us. And today's Spiel centers on whether it’s time for Americans to give Monica Lewinsky a break. Get notified as soon as The Gist posts each weekday: http://www.slate.com/gistemail.

Music:

"Eclosion" by Salmo

“Readers! Do You Read?” By Chris Zabriskie

“Power Glove” by C. Scott

"Kosmiche Slop" by Anenon

"Divider" by Chris Zabriskie

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