Discussion #4 — Political Persuasion Contains unread posts – Listen to this episode of Malcom Gladwell’s podcast, “Revisionist History,” in its entirety. This episode is entitled “The Satire Paradox,” and it deals heavily in persuasion, using examples from Saturday Night Live and other political satire. As we dive into what makes an argument persuasive, a good starting point is thinking about how likely persuasion even is, and what challenges get in the way. – Prepare a 400-word response based on the following general prompts: – What is this episode about? Describe what goes on in this episode, the personalities involved, and how it all plays out. – What do you think are the big themes, takeaways, or lessons from the episode? Do you agree or disagree with them? Why or why not? – What lessons might you learn specifically about public speaking from this episode? Describe how you might apply what you learned from this podcast to the general practice of public communication.