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.
February 2nd, 2019 | 25 mins 45 secs
administrative state, congress, donald trump, executive power, regulations, the wall
Adam J. White joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the growth of executive power, and what precedent President Trump might set if he declares a national emergency to build a wall on the U.S.-Mexico border.
February 1st, 2019 | 36 mins 47 secs
redstate.com, salem, trump
Andrea Ruth and Kimberly Ross join host Charlie Sykes to discuss their resignation from Redstate.com
January 31st, 2019 | 32 mins 55 secs
a.b. stoddard, chris christie, shut down, trump, wall
On today's Bulwark Podcast, A.B. Stoddard and Jonathan V. Last join host Charlie Sykes to discuss Chris Christie's new book, the wall, and the potential for a second government shutdown.
January 30th, 2019 | 37 mins 44 secs
2020, conservatism, democrats, gop, trump
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Mona Charen and Jim Swift join host Charlie Sykes to discuss whether or not there can be a party of reality in the 2020 elections.
January 29th, 2019 | 28 mins 15 secs
2020, donald trump, elections, howard schultz, kamala harris
Caleb Howe and Ben Howe join host Charlie Sykes to discuss why the 2020 election season might be one where people are more inclined to vote against, rather than for.
January 28th, 2019 | 39 mins 4 secs
2020, donald trump, elections, howard schultz
Former Congressman David Jolly, now a commentator, joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his path out of the GOP, the failure of Republican messaging during the shutdown, and why he is taking Howard Schultz seriously as an independent candidate for President.
January 25th, 2019 | 31 mins 43 secs
2020, conservative media, donald trump, primaries
Michael Medved joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss divine providence, America's role in the world, how 1968 might influence 2020, and the state of conservative media.
January 24th, 2019 | 37 mins 20 secs
conservatism, gop, trump
Author Molly Jong Fast and political consultant and author Rick Wilson join host Charlie Sykes to discuss the state of Trumpism and the Republican Party.
January 23rd, 2019 | 30 mins 54 secs
faith, politics, social media
Peter Wehner joins Charlie Sykes to discuss the intersection of faith and politics on the internet.
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.