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Michael Sandel: “I’m frightened of the possibility that Joe Biden will lose the November election”

The philosopher also tells Prospect he has "long wanted to manage a Major League Baseball team"

By Prospect Team   October 2020

© Nick Taylor

What would people be surprised to know about you?

When I was an 18-year-old high school student, I debated Ronald Reagan, then Governor of California. I invited him to defend his views before 2,300 students—almost all left-leaning. As a high school debater, I was confident that my penetrating interrogation would be devastating. But his amiable manner was disarming. I lost the debate, which undoubtedly bolstered his presidential prospects.

What is the first news event you can recall?

The inauguration of President…

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