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 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.
July 18th, 2019 | 33 mins 43 secs
2016, 2020, civil war, donald trump, gop, party fighting, paul ryan, republicans
Tim Alberta joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his new book: "American Carnage: On the Front Lines of the Republican Civil War and the Rise of President Trump."
July 17th, 2019 | 39 mins 20 secs
beto o'rourke, donald trump, mark sanford, nancy pelosi, racism, the squad, tweets, twitter
Josh Kraushaar joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the conservative / liberal culture clash playing out between President Trump, Speaker Pelosi, and The Squad.
July 16th, 2019 | 32 mins 23 secs
2020, apollo 11, blue bubble, democrats, donald trump, flight 93, racism, twitter, wimbledon
Bill Kristol joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Trump's racist tweetstorm, the method to the madness of his extreme rhetoric going into 2020, and how the Democrats are responding. Plus, Wimbeldon and Apollo 11.
July 15th, 2019 | 47 mins 28 secs
conservatism, jane coaston, the right, trump
Vox's Jane Coaston joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the state of the American right in the age of Trump.
July 12th, 2019 | 42 mins 14 secs
claremont institute, jack posobiec, nationalism, paul ryan, robert mueller, social conservatism, social media summit, technology, tucker carlson
On today's Bulwark podcast, Mona Charen and Gabriel Schoenfeld join host Charlie Sykes to discuss the growth of a new nationalism in the Republican party.
July 11th, 2019 | 35 mins 51 secs
break up, left, megan rapinoe, never trump
On today's Bulwark podcast, Bulwark publisher Sarah Longwell joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss her recent piece "The Breakup" and the Megan Rapinoe-Trump controversy.
July 10th, 2019 | 33 mins 14 secs
ambassador, bill barr, emoluments, kim darroch, mueller, russia, seth rich, united kingdom
Benjamin Wittes joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the upcoming Mueller hearing, the recent reporting about Russia's involvement promoting the Seth Rich conspiracy, the resignation of Ambassador Kim Darroch, and the future of the emoluments clause.
July 9th, 2019 | 36 mins 36 secs
2020, cnn, donald trump, jim acosta, press corps, robert mueller, sarah sanders, the press, white house
Jim Acosta joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his new book "The Enemy of the People: A Dangerous Time to Tell the Truth in America", the state of the White House press corps, the 2020 elections, and the coming Mueller hearing.