William Kristol was the editor at large of The Weekly Standard, is a regular on ABC’s This Week and on ABC’s special events and election coverage, and appears frequently on other leading political commentary shows. Before starting The Weekly Standard in 1995, Mr. Kristol led the Project for the Republican Future, where he helped shape the strategy that produced the 1994 Republican congressional victory. He served as editor for 21 years.
October 12th, 2019 | 41 mins 25 secs
2020, giuliani, refugees, settlement, trump, ukraine
On a special weekend edition of the Bulwark podcast, Bill Kristol joins Charlie Sykes to talk about President Trump's crazy rally in Minnesota, his ugly weaponization of refugee resettlement policy, and the latest with Ukraine, Rudy Giuliani and the President.
September 23rd, 2019 | 33 mins 45 secs
congress, democrats, gop, hunter biden, joe biden, primaries, rudy, ukraine
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Bill Kristol joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the cost of not punishing misdeeds, and his advice for Congressional Democrats on what they can do in response.
July 16th, 2019 | 32 mins 23 secs
2020, apollo 11, blue bubble, democrats, donald trump, flight 93, racism, twitter, wimbledon
Bill Kristol joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Trump's racist tweetstorm, the method to the madness of his extreme rhetoric going into 2020, and how the Democrats are responding. Plus, Wimbeldon and Apollo 11.
July 2nd, 2019 | 50 mins 16 secs
busing, colin kaepernick, democratic debates, democrats, doug ducey, fireworks, ivanka, joe biden, july 4, medicare for all, megacast, never trump, nike, obamacare, outrages, parade, soccer, trump, twitter
On today's Bulwark podcast, Bill Kristol and Sarah Longwell join host Charlie Sykes for a megacast to discuss a wide variety of topics.
June 21st, 2019 | 34 mins 6 secs
alabama, charles krauthammer, elizabeth warren, iran, joe biden
Bill Kristol and Sarah Longwell join host Charlie Sykes to discuss President Trump's aborted attack on Iran, the latest in the Alabama Senate race, the anti-Biden pile on, and Elizabeth Warren's plan for everything.
June 1st, 2019 | 40 mins 29 secs
censure, donald trump, hearings, impeachment, justin amash, mueller report, tariffs, townhall, trade war, uss john mccain
Bill Kristol and Sarah Longwell join host Charlie Sykes to talk about Justin Amash's town hall meeting, how Congress is abdicating its role on trade, the petty sleight of the White House over the U.S.S. John McCain, and whether the House will consider censure, impeachment, or just hold hearings.
May 24th, 2019 | 39 mins 37 secs
abortion, bill barr, conservatism, deep fakes, donald trump, fake news, feud, pelosi, trumpism, white house
Bill Kristol and Sarah Longwell join host Charlie Sykes to talk about the abasement of the White House staff, how Trumpism is percolating out into the conservative movement, the coming scourge of deep fakes, and AG Barr's new plenary power.
May 18th, 2019 | 26 mins 12 secs
iran, megacast, middle east, parties, war crimes
A special weekend Megacast with Charlie Sykes, Bill Kristol, and Sarah Longwell with a review of the first months of The Bulwark. Bill analyzes the current U.S. posture towards Iran, do Bolton and Pompeo have a strategy? Plus, a discussion about "jabronis."
April 19th, 2019 | 32 mins 5 secs
William Kristol joins host Charlie Sykes to reflect on the release and reaction to the Mueller report.
March 19th, 2019 | 31 mins 28 secs
2020 elections, donald trump, gop primary, jeanine pirro, john mccain, national emergency, tucker carlson, twitter
Bill Kristol joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss President's Trump's troubling weekend Twitter frenzy, the importance of presidential rhetoric, the 2020 election, and the bipartisan rebuke of President Trump's national emergency abuse.
January 7th, 2019 | 19 mins 59 secs
2020 election, donald trump, jonathan last, politics, primaries, the bulwark, trumpism
In the first official Bulwark podcast, editor-at-large Bill Kristol and executive editor Jonathan V. Last join host and editor-in-chief Charlie Sykes to discuss the future of conservatism, the fate of Trumpism, the weird political moment, and how The Bulwark fits into it all.
January 3rd, 2019 | 20 mins 34 secs
bill kristol, bulwark podcast, charlie sykes, conservatism, donald trump, mitt romney
Charlie Sykes is joined by Bill Kristol to discuss how Senator Mitt Romney's Washington Post op-ed has Trumpland in a panic.
December 21st, 2018 | 33 mins 47 secs
The conservative movement is in full-fledged civil war, the wheels appear to be coming off the Trump Train, and Charlie Sykes and Bill Kristol couldn't be more excited for the holidays.