Charles Sykes was a contributing editor at the Weekly Standard, the host of the magazine’s Daily Standard podcast, and an NBC/MSNBC contributor. He is an outspoken critic of the Trump Administration and of what he calls the conservative “alternative reality” media.
August 16th, 2019 | 36 mins 52 secs
ben howe, christianity, donald trump, evangelicals
On today's Bulwark podcast, Ben Howe joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his new book: "The Immoral Majority: Why Evangelicals Chose Political Power Over Christian Values."
August 15th, 2019 | 52 mins 54 secs
china, israel, outrage, racism, yale
Cathy Young joins Ben Parker and host Charlie Sykes to discuss her recent item on the moral outrage industry, the latest with China, and Israel's decision to deny a visit to two members of Congress.
August 14th, 2019 | 35 mins 42 secs
china, hong kong, impeachment, trade war
Benjamin Wittes joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss China, Hong Kong, the easy-to-win trade war, and Rep. Nadler's slow burn impeachment.
August 13th, 2019 | 38 mins 18 secs
2020, conspiracy theories, democrats, djtj, donald trump, primary
Matt Lewis joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss President Trump and his penchant for conspiracy theories.
August 12th, 2019 | 44 mins 26 secs
2020, anthony scaramucci, britain, democrats, hugh hewitt, katie hopkins, primaries, racism, twitter, uk
Molly Jong-Fast joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about her recent item on Katie Hopkins and the paradox of the Brits, the second anniversary of Charlottesville, and a look at the Democratic primaries.
August 9th, 2019 | 51 mins 12 secs
congress, el paso, gun control, guns, immigration, joe biden
On today's Bulwark podcast, publisher Sarah Longwell and senior writer Andrew Egger discuss President Trump's tone-deaf visit with hospitalized survivors of the El Paso shooting, whether new gun legislation is likely in this Congress, and how much Joe Biden stands to lose for gaffes in the 2020 primary.
August 8th, 2019 | 43 mins 2 secs
domestic terrorism, radicalization, terrorism, white nationalism
Quinta Jurecic joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss her work on the radicalization process, and what she's learned about her "countering violent extremism" theory in the years of the Trump presidency.
August 7th, 2019 | 34 mins 7 secs
2020, beto o'rourke, blue states, border, donald trump, el paso, elections, gun control, immigration, purple states, red states, retirements, san antonio, texas
On today's Bulwark podcast, Patrick Svitek from the Texas Tribune joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Texas and the 2020 elections.
August 6th, 2019 | 38 mins 10 secs
congress, federalism, gun control, massacres, states
Adam J. White joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the response to the mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, why states might be able to do something since Congress likely won't, and whether or not a domestic terrorism law is on the horizon.
August 5th, 2019 | 45 mins 7 secs
donald trump, healing, racism, shootings, violence, white supremacy
Peter Wehner joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the recent mass shootings in Ohio and Texas, how our democracy depends on a culture of words, and whether or not President Trump can heal the U.S.
July 26th, 2019 | 54 mins 54 secs
congress, donald trump, hearings, robert mueller, spending
Sarah Longwell and Andrew Egger discuss the aftermath of Robert Mueller's testimony before Congress—from disappointed #Resistance elegies to conspiratorial Trumpworld rambles—and break down the week's sundry news, the new hefty spending bill and the next round of Democratic debates.
July 25th, 2019 | 54 mins 47 secs
2020, gop, identity politics, mueller hearings, paul ryan, race, racism, tribalism
Jonah Goldberg joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the Mueller hearings, dog pictures on Twitter, the balkanization of tribalism on the right, how race, racism, and identity politics will play in 2020, and an update on his new venture.
July 24th, 2019 | 43 mins 44 secs
2020, aoc, congress, democrats, donald trump, economics, house freedom caucus, mitch mcconnell, republicans, robert mueller, socialism, twitter
Rick Wilson joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the first half of Robert Mueller's day on Capitol Hill, the two disparate audiences Congress is pandering to, why the "five minute rule" is stupid, and how socialism, economics, and racial politics will factor into the 2020 elections.
July 23rd, 2019 | 40 mins 58 secs
congress, david priess, debt, deficit, donald trump, fbi, house of representatives, lawfare, mueller hearing, mueller report, robert mueller, spending
David Priess joins host Charlie Sykes to preview Wednesday's Mueller hearing.
July 22nd, 2019 | 46 mins 9 secs
2020, democrats, donald trump, immigration, nationalism
David Frum from The Atlantic joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about the "new nationalism" and how it could change the future of the GOP, the 2020 elections, and advice for Democrats (if they'll listen.)
July 19th, 2019 | 31 mins 40 secs
David Jolly joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss President Trump's 2020 rally and the "send her back" chant at his recent rally in North Carolina.