The Leonard Lopate Show Edit this Published in The Leonard Lopate Show Gail Collins: How Did Politics in America Get So Weird? Listen 9 min Queue Download this audio Want to embed this player? Use the code below. More info. <iframe width="600" height="130" frameborder="0" scrolling="no" src="//www.wnyc.org/widgets/ondemand_player/wnyc/#file=json/93355"></iframe> Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Email a Friend New York Times columnist Gail Collins is back to share some of her favorite examples of outlandish things politicians have been saying recently.