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.
November 27th, 2019 | 32 mins 46 secs
2020, conspiracies, democratic primary, donald trump, impeachment, joe biden, pete buttigieg, polls, rudy giuliani, thanksgiving, ukraine
On today's Bulwark Podcast, CNBC's John Harwood joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the imaginary war on Thanksgiving, President Trump and the comic book presidency, the impeachment hearings, and the moderate surge in the 2020 Democratic primaries.
November 26th, 2019 | 40 mins 1 sec
2020, christianity, demonization, donald trump, elections, evangelical christianity, free will, god, predestination, rick perry
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Peter Wehner of the Ethics and Public Policy Center joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his recent item in The Atlantic: "Are Trump’s Critics Demonically Possessed?"
November 25th, 2019 | 44 mins 40 secs
2020, democrats, disinformation, gop, hearings, impeachment, navy, navy seals, richard spencer, russia, trident, war crimes
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Lawfare's David Priess joins host Charlie Sykes to discussing the timing of impeachment, from hearings to potential votes, the role of Russian disinformation and the GOP rebuttal, and the firing of Secretary of the Navy Richard Spencer.
November 22nd, 2019 | 48 mins 21 secs
2020, donald trump, elise stefanik, healthcare, hong kong, house of representatives, impeachment inquiry, joe biden, lindsey graham, tribalism, veto
On today's Bulwark Podcast, former congressman David Jolly joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss this week's impeachment inquiry hearings, what happened to Lindsey Graham and Elise Stefanik, the 2020 election and the Democrats' healthcare quandary, and whether President Trump will veto the Hong Kong human rights bill.
November 21st, 2019 | 58 mins 22 secs
congress, democratic debate, devin nunes, fiona hill, impeachment inquiry
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Will Saletan joins host Charlie Sykes to break down Wednesday's Democratic debate, and the latest on the impeachment inquiry in the House of Representatives.
November 20th, 2019 | 40 mins 46 secs
congress, donald trump, gordon sondland, hearings, house, impeachment inquiry
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Jonathan V. Last and Sarah Longwell join host Charlie Sykes to discuss Ambassador Gordon Sondland's bombshell testimony before the House Intelligence Committee.
November 19th, 2019 | 44 mins 30 secs
books, chick-fil-a, civility, donald trump, frenchism, ghostwriting, kanye west, morality, political fatigue, politics, popeyes, racism
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Nancy French joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the upside down moral universe, Anti-Frenchism, the moral arguments against Trump, racism on the right, Kanye West, the joy of ghostwriting, political fatigue and the chicken wars.
November 18th, 2019 | 47 mins 26 secs
On today's Bulwark Podcast, contributor Kim Wehle joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss last week's impeachment hearings, how the public is viewing them, and her recent item on "Bill Barr's Constitution."
November 15th, 2019 | 49 mins 25 secs
adam schiff, aid, cleveland browns, deval patrick, impeachment, jeff sessions, roger stone, stephen miller, trump, ukraine, yovanovitch
On a special Friday Megacast, Jonathan V. Last and Jim Swift join host Charlie Sykes to discuss day two of the impeachment hearings, Stephen Miller's racist emails, and the case for Deval Patrick. Plus, a brief discussion of Myles Garrett and the Browns and Roger Stone's guilty verdict.
November 14th, 2019 | 50 mins 45 secs
donald trump, erdogan, hearings, impeachment, syria, turkey, ukraine
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Former U.S. Ambassador to Turkey Eric Edelman joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss President Trump's Oval Office visit with Turkish President Erdoğan, as well as the first impeachment hearing with Ambassador Bill Taylor and diplomat George Kent.
November 13th, 2019 | 47 mins 48 secs
2020, donald trump, elections, elizabeth warren, feminism, impeachment, john bolton
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Commentary's Christine Rosen joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss her recent item on "Fragility Feminism", the impeachment hearings in the House, Donald Trump and postmodern Truth, and the 2020 elections.
November 12th, 2019 | 52 mins 17 secs
donald trump, donald trump jr, friendship, impeachment, judgmentalism, nikki haley, politics
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Tom Nichols joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Nikki Haley's new book and her potential political future, the latest on impeachment, and the politics of friendship and choosing sides.
November 11th, 2019 | 38 mins 33 secs
2020 democratic primary, 2020 elections, billionaires, culture war, donald trump, gop retirements, joe biden, kentucky, michael bloomberg, polling, rahm emanuel, swing states, tom steyer, trade war, virginia
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Kyle Kondik joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss how Mike Bloomberg could impact the Democratic primaries, Joe Biden's frontrunner status, the recent Virginia and Kentucky elections, plus how political parties are trying to approach the crucial swing states.
November 8th, 2019 | 56 mins 28 secs
2020, bloomberg, david clarke, democratic primaries, donald trump, elizabeth warren, jeff sessions
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Molly Jong-Fast joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the Roger Stone trial, the Jeff Sessions Senate campaign, the Russia-Ukraine connection, the 2020 Democratic primary, and why Mike Bloomberg is the candidate nobody is asking for.
November 7th, 2019 | 48 mins 15 secs
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Publisher Sarah Longwell joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss why Trump-embracing GOP politicians keep losing, the talk radio delusion of loving Trump all the more, plus a look at the 2020 Democratic primaries and the impeachment inquiry.
November 6th, 2019 | 47 mins 2 secs
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Mona Charen joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss her new "Beg to Differ" Podcast, how moderates are faring in the 2020 elections, Tuesday's Virginia and Kentucky elections, and the latest with the Ukraine scandal and the impeachment inquiry.