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.
December 9th, 2019 | 52 mins 24 secs
2020, disinformation, donald trump, gop, israel, pete buttigieg, primaries, racism, russia, saudi arabia, ted cruz, terrorism, toilets
On today's Bulwark Podcast, contributor Tim Miller joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his item on the problematic Mayor Pete wars, Trump's Saudi defenses, the bizarre toilet screed, the Republicans' problem with repeating misinformation, and why killing primaries is a bad idea.
December 6th, 2019 | 49 mins 56 secs
2020, elections, impeachment, integrity, joe biden, kamala harris, republicans
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Norman J. Ornstein from the American Enterprise Institute joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the impeachment inquiry and the failure of the Kamala Harris campaign.
December 5th, 2019 | 48 mins 41 secs
2020, donald trump, elections, gop, stuart stevens
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Stuart Stevens joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss his forthcoming book "It Was All a Lie:
How the Republican Party Became Donald Trump" and how President Trump poses a moral choice for Republicans in 2020.
December 4th, 2019 | 39 mins 54 secs
american exceptionalism, congress, donald trump, house, impeachment, moral relativism, nato, never trump, russia, senate, ukraine
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Bret Stephens from the New York Times joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the impeachment hearings, President Trump at the NATO summit, and how Republicans have flipped on moral relativism and American exceptionalism to accommodate President Trump.
December 3rd, 2019 | 40 mins 14 secs
appointments, brian kemp, congress, georgia, gop, impeachment, removal, russia, senate, shutdown, ukraine, usmca
On today's Bulwark Podcast, A.B. Stoddard joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss her recent story on the twelve senate republicans who might vote to remove Trump from office.
December 2nd, 2019 | 48 mins 22 secs
2020, beto o'rourke, charlie kirk, christianity, elections, elizabeth warren, falkirk center, gop, jerry falwell jr., joe biden, moral relativism, pete buttigieg, primaries, putin, senator kennedy, ukraine, untruth
On today's Bulwark Podcast, Jonathan V. Last and Jim Swift join host Charlie Sykes to discuss Elizabeth Warren following the Beto O'Rourke death spiral, the 2020 primaries, the Lisa Page interview, the Lincoln / Trump polling question, and the GOP adoption of Russian propaganda.
November 29th, 2019 | 43 mins 8 secs
2020, cancel culture, democrats, elections, impeachment, pete buttigieg, rudy giuliani
On today's Bulwark Podcast, contributor Kim Wehle joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss cancel culture and compassion, Thanksgiving, the 2020 elections, Rudy Giuliani and Ukraine, and the impeachment inquiry.
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.