Episode 152 looks at California's recent primary for more signs of a midterm wave building, and then talks about sympathy for Melania Trump, the latest Facebook drama, and Trump's pardon bonanza. Getty Images

California’s “jungle” primary may be over, but the arguing over what it means is not! Dan Savage, Eli Sanders, and Rich Smith bicker about whether the generally good results for Democrats in California on Tuesday could—gasp—be a sign that the national party, which sunk $8 million into shaping the outcome, might have, maybe, been onto something.

After that, Trump’s bonanza of pardons, Katie Herzog’s internal wrestling with whether to be nice to Melania Trump, and Dan’s take on the US Supreme Court cake case.

Finally, Chase Burns and Eli talk again about their personal odysseys in a world that’s been eaten by Facebook. This week Eli’s reporting about Facebook and political ads led to a major lawsuit against the company, while Chase’s job promoting posts with “political content” got a lot harder.

Plus, as always, the music of Ahamefule J. Oluo!