The new jobs report shows a drop in the unemployment rate from 8.1 percent to 7.8 percent, a positive sign for a country struggling with joblessness. Nation editor Katrina vanden Heuvel joined C-SPAN’s Susan Swain to talk about how joblessness, not the deficit, is the “greatest crisis of our time.” Vanden Heuvel also takes questions from callers concerning the GOP’s “post-truth” politics and the first presidential debate in Denver.

—Steven Hsieh