The Bulwark Podcast

Episode Archive

Episode Archive

383 episodes of The Bulwark Podcast since the first episode, which aired on December 21st, 2018.

  • Jonah Goldberg on Politics as Entertainment

    April 23rd, 2019  |  55 mins 5 secs
    christianity, donald trump, entertainment, mueller report, politics

    Jonah Goldberg joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Game of Thrones, Veep, and politics as a form of entertainment. Plus, the Mueller report, how dissenting is viewed by tribalists, and about his new venture with Steve Hayes.

  • A Reading Diary of the Mueller Report

    April 22nd, 2019  |  44 mins 43 secs
    benjamin wittes, lawfare, mueller report

    Lawfare's Benjamin Wittes joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his reading diary of the Mueller Report.

  • Kristol on Mueller

    April 19th, 2019  |  32 mins 5 secs
    mueller report

    William Kristol joins host Charlie Sykes to reflect on the release and reaction to the Mueller report.

  • The Mueller Report First Read

    April 18th, 2019  |  29 mins 4 secs
    mueller report

    Kim Wehle and host Charlie Sykes give their first read of the Mueller Report.

  • The Mueller Report and Deja Vu

    April 17th, 2019  |  43 mins 58 secs
    2020, bill weld, donald trump, mueller report, notre dame, pete buttigieg

    Tom Nichols joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the burning of Notre Dame, the forthcoming Mueller Report, and how Bill Weld factors into the 2020 elections.

  • Can Bernie Beat Trump?

    April 16th, 2019  |  49 mins 40 secs
    2020, bernie sanders, democrats, donald trump, primaries

    Sarah Longwell and Jonathan V. Last join Charlie Sykes to discuss their recent stories about Bernie Sanders and the 2020 Democratic field. Can he actually win it all?

  • Howard Schultz: If I'm Running

    April 15th, 2019  |  34 mins 23 secs
    2020, debt, deficits, democrats, elections, entitlements, howard schultz, means testing, medicare for all, republicans

    Howard Schultz joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his bus tour of the heartland, why he's exploring a run for president, and why he thinks our two-party system is broken.

  • Taegan Goddard on Florida, Medicare For All, and 2020

    April 12th, 2019  |  34 mins 36 secs
    2020, democratic primary, florida, healthcare, julian assange, medicare for all, michael avenatti, politics, taegan goddard

    Taegan Goddard joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the recent arrest of Julian Assange, the indictment of Michael Avenatti, how Florida and Medicare for All is going to factor into the 2020 Democratic primary, and a look at Goddard's new site:

  • Tim Miller on Joe Biden

    April 11th, 2019  |  38 mins 23 secs
    2020, joe biden, mueller report, pain, william barr

    Tim Miller joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his recent story on the Joe Biden kabuki theatre, Episcopalians and the presidency, Bill Barr and the Mueller report, and the rationing of contempt.

  • Midweek Expanded Megacast

    April 10th, 2019  |  41 mins 53 secs
    candace owens, celebrities, house gop, lawsuits, mueller report, republicans, tax reform, tax season, twexit, twitter

    Guest host Jim Swift is joined by Jonathan V. Last, Andrew Egger, and Ben Parker to discuss tax season, Devin Nunes's unserious lawsuits, Candace Owens's House testimony, the forthcoming(?) Mueller report, Twexit, and surreal experiences with celebrities.

  • Shooting Straight with Major Garrett

    April 9th, 2019  |  34 mins 28 secs
    cable news, economics, major garrett, president trump, reporting, white house

    Major Garrett joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his new book about the Trump presidency (Mr. Trump's Wild Ride), his experience as a journalist, and the the trouble with cable news.

  • Linda Chavez on the Ascendency of Stephen Miller

    April 8th, 2019  |  32 mins 12 secs
    border, dhs, illegal immigration, immigration, kirstjen nielsen, stephen miller

    Linda Chavez joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the departure of Kirstjen Nielsen, her legacy at DHS, and a look at some of the potential replacements.

  • JVL's April Democratic Power Rankings

    April 5th, 2019  |  44 mins 44 secs
    2020, democratic power rankings, power rankings

    Jonathan V. Last joins host Charlie Sykes to break down his April Democratic primary power rankings.

  • Steve Kornacki on the Dead Cat Bounce

    April 4th, 2019  |  29 mins 9 secs
    2020, democrats, donald trump, elections, mueller probe, polling

    On today's Bulwark podcast, NBC's Steve Kornacki joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his recent article on why President Trump got no bounce after the conclusion of the Mueller probe, and where that positions him for 2020.

  • Trump Unbound

    April 3rd, 2019  |  37 mins 51 secs
    2020, political violence, radicalism, trump

    Christian Vanderbrouk joins Jim Swift and host Charlie Sykes to discuss what a Trump second term might look like, and the growth of radicalism in the GOP.

  • Going Broke on Woke

    April 2nd, 2019  |  34 mins 7 secs

    David Byler and Jim Swift join host Charlie Sykes to discuss the 2020 election, whether the Democrats will go for broke on being woke, Donald Trump and the Presidency on easy mode, and whether or not the 2008 Obama magic can ever be recaptured.