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.
January 21st, 2019 | 36 mins 49 secs
bill barr, executive power, liberal democracy, norms and traditions
ProtectDemocracy.org Executive Director Ian Bassin joins Charlie Sykes to discuss the state of liberal democracy in America and around the world.
January 18th, 2019 | 33 mins 58 secs
donald trump, robert mueller, russia
Professor Tom Nichols, author of 'The Death of Expertise' joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the latest about the Mueller investigation, how folks on the right are reacting, and what they tell themselves to make the pain go away.
January 17th, 2019 | 38 mins 41 secs
1970s, conservatism, trump, trumpism
Julian Zelizer and Kevin Kruse join Charlie Sykes to discuss their new book 'Fault Lines: A History of the United States Since 1974."
January 16th, 2019 | 22 mins 30 secs
books, charles krauthammer, conservatism, daniel krauthammer, the point of it all
Daniel Krauthammer is here to talk about his late father, and his father's last book, which he edited, 'The Point of It All.'
January 15th, 2019 | 37 mins 53 secs
democrats, gop, ideology, libertarianism, partisanship, pluralism, politics
Charlie Sykes hosts Jerry Taylor of the Niskanen Center to discuss his confessions as a recovering libertarian, how the decline of broad political knowledge is fueling excessive partisanship, and the future of moderation in our hyper-partisan times.
January 14th, 2019 | 29 mins 43 secs
donald trump, populism, tucker carlson
On today's Daily Bulwark podcast, National Review's David French joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Tucker Carlson's "victimhood populism" and its recent popularity on the right, and what he gets wrong.
January 9th, 2019 | 23 mins 52 secs
1990s, donald trump, newt gingrich, trumpism
NBC's Steve Kornacki joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the politics of the 1990s and how it gave way to Trumpism.
January 8th, 2019 | 31 mins 57 secs
border wall, doj, matthew whitaker, mueller investigation, national emergency, president donald trump, william barr
Lawfare's Benjamin Wittes joins Charlie Sykes to discuss President Trump's address to the nation, what might happen if he declares a national emergency to build a border wall, the latest in the DOJ and the Mueller investigation.
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.