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.
March 18th, 2019 | 32 mins 53 secs
argument, arthur brooks, debate, persuasion
On today's Bulwark podcast, outgoing AEI President Arthur Brooks joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his new book "Love Your Enemies: How Decent People Can Save America from the Culture of Contempt", how Twitter, television, and the outrage industrial complex inhibits our ability to persuade each other.
March 15th, 2019 | 31 mins 47 secs
courts, justice, manafort, mueller, national emergency, trump
Carrie Cordero from Center for a New American Security joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about Congress's termination of the president's national emergency declaration, the status of the Mueller probe, and Paul Manafort and justice.
March 14th, 2019 | 41 mins 31 secs
2020, beto o'rourke, betomania, impeachment, national emergency, paul ryan, pelosi
A.B. Stoddard joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss 2020 and Betomania, why Speaker Pelosi isn't itching to pursue impeachment, the problems caused for Democrats by the renegade band of freshmen members, Paul Ryan's strange re-emergence, the Senate's national emergency vote, and why President Trump doesn't make deals, rather, he makes fights.
March 13th, 2019 | 40 mins 35 secs
bernard goldberg, cable, cbs, fox news, journalism, media bias, news
Bernard Goldberg joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his career in journalism, cable news, the "strange new respect" phenomenon, and why he left Fox News.
March 12th, 2019 | 40 mins 10 secs
abortion, conservatism, democrats, gop, ilhan omar, policy, trump, tucker carlson, twitter
David French joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss GOP victories pre-Trump, how they botched the repeal and replacement of Obamacare, and what the future holds for the Pro-Life movement. Plus, the how the law of group polarization is taking effect in the wake of the Rep. Ilhan Omar, Tucker Carlson, Jeanine Pirro and others.
March 8th, 2019 | 28 mins 21 secs
foreign policy, kim jong-un, michael cohen, north korea, president trump
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Linda Chavez joins Charlie Sykes to discuss why the last week of February was the most important week of Trump's Presidency. How his presidency fared regarding Michael Cohen's testimony, the North Korea summit, to the vote to overturn his national emergency declaration on the southern border.
March 7th, 2019 | 40 mins 2 secs
canada, david clarke, grifters, ilhan omar, megacast, podcast, twitter
Ben Parker, Andrew Egger, and Jim Swift join host Charlie Sykes to talk about Sheriff David Clarke, the Democrats' fumble over condemning anti-Semitism, why Canada doesn't always send us their best, and the tarnished legacy of Michael Jackson.
March 6th, 2019 | 36 mins 44 secs
2020, chris christie, gop, governors, larry hogan, national emergency, republicans
R Street's Andy Smarick joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss what the 13 House Republicans who voted against the national emergency have in common, his work for Chris Christie and Larry Hogan and the importance of government service for conservatives, and an update on 2020.
March 5th, 2019 | 31 mins 59 secs
congress, donald trump, executive power, jared kushner, national emergency, oversight, security clearance
Lawfare's David Priess joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Jared Kushner's security clearance, the use and abuse of executive power, Congressional oversight, and national emergencies.
March 4th, 2019 | 46 mins 5 secs
bias, donald trump, fox news, gop, media, michael jackson, wisconsin
Tim Miller joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his career as an oppo man, the rise and fall of the Wisconsin Mafia in the GOP, media bias and protecting the narrative, Fox News and its relationship with the White House, and the Michael Jackson documentary.
March 1st, 2019 | 28 mins 15 secs
alienated america, conservatism, midwest, tim carney, trump, voters
Tim Carney from the Washington Examiner and American Enterprise Institute joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his recent column "The Holy War Over Trump" and his recently published book, "Alienated America."
February 28th, 2019 | 47 mins 15 secs
congress, conservatism, cpac, fusionism, libertarianism, regulation, trump
Reason magazine's editor-at-large Nick Gillespie joins Jim Swift and Charlie Sykes to discuss CPAC, conservatism, the fate of fusionism, and the future of conservatism and libertarianism in the age of Trump.
February 27th, 2019 | 25 mins 40 secs
conservatism, house gop, jim jordan, joe walsh, michael cohen, mike pence, national emergency, president trump
Former Congressman Joe Walsh joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his changing views on President Trump, why Republicans in Congress are so afraid of President Trump, why they're running interference for him at the Cohen hearings, and why they caved, en masse, on his national emergency declaration.
February 26th, 2019 | 31 mins 20 secs
doj, donald trump, fbi, kim jong-un, michael cohen, mueller investigation, mueller report, national emergency, north korea, robert mueller, russia, special counsel, trump, vietnam
David Priess from Lawfare joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the Mueller Investigation, what we know the Russians did, and how they did it, Michael Cohen's Tuesday hill testimony, the vote to terminate President Trump's declared national emergency, and his trip to Vietnam.
February 22nd, 2019 | 33 mins 40 secs
conservatism, david frum, donald trump, economy, gop, healthcare, taxes, tea party
David Frum from The Atlantic joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about his path from presidential speechwriter to party pariah, where the GOP has dropped the ball on everything from financial crisis to Obamacare, and what the future may hold in the era of Trump.
February 21st, 2019 | 33 mins 24 secs
doj, fbi, mueller investigation, mueller report, robert mueller, special counsel, trump
Kim Wehle joins host Charlie Sykes to talk about the apparent beginning of the end of the Mueller Investigation. Will we see the report? She also discusses the revelations in Andrew McCabe's new book, as well as the legal matters behind President Trump's recently declared national emergency.