January 27th, 2022 | 41 mins 27 secs
arizona, bannon, big coup, big lie, cheney, constitution, cori bush, defund the police, democracy, election workers, jody hice, joe manchin, kinzinger, latinx, marc elias, moderates, morning in america, noncitizen voting, precinct workers, progressives, raffensperger, reagan, state legislators, supreme court, voters
The Democratic establishment needs to wake up. The time is now for democracy's allies to unify and stop the Big Lie from becoming the Big Coup. Third Way's Matt Bennett joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
January 25th, 2022 | 43 mins
' elections, 'back to normal, biden, covid, crime, cultural issues, defund the police, democracy, democratic party, economy, free college, highly educated, inflation, latinx, left, left-wing, midterms, nonwhite voters, policing, professional class, progressives, pronouns, republicans, student loans, voter turnout, working class
Increased turnout and more nonwhite voters don't give Democrats the edge. To win, they have to remember the mantra: What Would the Working Class Say? Ruy Teixeira joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
January 24th, 2022 | 43 mins 16 secs
anti-vax rally, bannon, barr, biden, border, democracy, desantis, draft findings, esper, gingrich, impeach, jan. 6, jeffrey clark, jr. anne frank, kash patel, midterms, partisanship, podcast, presidential, rfk, senate, the holocaust, trump, voting machines, weekly standard, youngkin
Newt Gingrich's recklessness with partisanship was a precursor of where we are today, and now Trump's followers, like Steve Bannon and Ron DeSantis, are trying to one-up Trump. Bill Kristol joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
January 12th, 2022 | 40 mins 51 secs
2020, anti-vaxxers, biden, conspiracies, democracy, desantis, fauci, fringe, georgia, gop, oan, peter meijer, primary season, rand paul, trump, vaccines, voters, voting rights
With all the manic, hyperbolic nonsense about the election and vaccines, the fringe is no longer visible. The Atlantic's Tim Alberta joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
January 7th, 2022 | 53 mins 56 secs
bannon, biden, black lives matter, cheney, democracy, desantis, fbi, informant, jan 6, kenosha, maga, manchin, portland, ted cruz, tucker carlson
Ted Cruz found out what happens when you don't use the language of the MAGA woke orthodoxy. Plus, liberals grousing about Dick Cheney: Do you want a pro- democracy coalition or don’t you? Tim Miller joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
January 6th, 2022 | 36 mins 42 secs
biden, conspiracies, conspiracy, democracy, gop, impeachment, insurrection, jan 6, newt gingrich, obama, republican party, richard nixon, trump, us capitol, watergate
Conspiracy theories are at the core of Donald Trump, and the Republican Party still took him in. The surprise is that we are surprised. The New Yorker's Susan Glasser and Princeton's Julian Zelizer join Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
December 30th, 2021 | 54 mins 15 secs
afghanistan, biden, bill clinton, boston globe, carter, covid, democracy, dershowitz, elections, epstein, foreign policy, julie k brown, jury trials, masks, miami herald, midterms, national review, refugees, regional papers, republicans, rich lowry, soviet union, trump, vaccinations. ghislaine maxwell, voter registration drives
A panel of Bulwark favorites share their predictions (AKA warnings) for 2022. They also take time to give a shout-out to the people who aren't shouting — the people on the ground helping others and working to save democracy. Bill Kristol, Tim Miller, Sarah Longwell, and JVL join guest host Mona Charen on today's episode.
December 21st, 2021 | 58 mins 8 secs
2024, abortion, bbb, biden, bill clinton, constitution, covid, democracy, democratic leadership council, democrats, georgia, jimmy carter, manchin, pandemic, public health, reconciliation, republicans, rigged elections, roe v wade, sam nunn, southern democrats, stacey abrams, state legislators, supreme court, swing voters, west virginia, white house, women voters
The ultimate survival of American democracy is going to come down to the Democrats figuring out how to defeat the party that wants to overturn it. Plus, it's Joe Manchin's way or the highway. New York magazine's Ed Kilgore joins guest host JVL on today's episode.
December 17th, 2021 | 1 hr 18 mins
arctic monkeys, biden, breitbart, brexit, chaise longue, college campuses, coup, covid, cpac, democracy, gen z, gender, insurrection, jared polis, khive, left, masks, mckinsey, millennials, owning the libs, polling, rickshaw stop, san francisco, sexuality, snapchat, steve bannon, student loans, vaccine, wet leg, young voters
With Gen Z really not that into Biden, and median voters tuning out politics, Biden definitely needs a new message: Blame the GOP for Covid dragging on. Snapchat's Peter Hamby joins guest host Tim Miller on today's episode.
December 13th, 2021 | 48 mins 6 secs
authoritarians, biden, china, chris wallace, cnn+, dana milbank, democracy, facebook, facts, foreign policy, fox news, hong kong, jan. 6, jay rosen, journalism, kkk, lies, msnbc, neo-nazis, person of the year, pew research center, populism, power point, putin, russia, science, social media, summit for democracy, taiwan, time, trump, tucker carlson, twitter, ukraine
Journalism traditionally treats the two parties as equals, but Republicans are fabricating an alternate reality and sabotaging democracy. Can reporters be "partisans for democracy" without rooting for the Democrats? The Week's Damon Linker joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast