In an emergency politics mini-chat, we appraise the abbreviated tenure of former White House communications director Anthony Scaramucci. The transcript below has been lightly edited.
natesilver (Nate Silver, editor in chief): EMERGENCY MOOCH CHAT
micah (Micah Cohen, politics editor): Welcome, everyone, to an emergency mini-chat!!!
natesilver: THE MOOCH IS LOOCH!
micah: The news: The Mooch is out!
micah: OK, so as The New York Times put it:
President Trump on Monday removed Anthony Scaramucci from his position as communications director, the White House announced, ousting him just days after Mr. Scaramucci unloaded a crude