June 11th, 2019 | 41 mins 38 secs
books, brad thor, middle east, novels, politics, thrillers, writing
Brad Thor joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss what it's like writing political thrillers in a thrilling age. He talks about his experience seeing what his characters do in the real world, why he's not going to primary Trump, and the current state of tribalism in conservative politics.
April 23rd, 2019 | 55 mins 5 secs
christianity, donald trump, entertainment, mueller report, politics
Jonah Goldberg joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss Game of Thrones, Veep, and politics as a form of entertainment. Plus, the Mueller report, how dissenting is viewed by tribalists, and about his new venture with Steve Hayes.
April 12th, 2019 | 34 mins 36 secs
2020, democratic primary, florida, healthcare, julian assange, medicare for all, michael avenatti, politics, taegan goddard
Taegan Goddard joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the recent arrest of Julian Assange, the indictment of Michael Avenatti, how Florida and Medicare for All is going to factor into the 2020 Democratic primary, and a look at Goddard's new site: ElectoralVoteMap.com.
March 22nd, 2019 | 49 mins 7 secs
2020, god, joe biden, mike murphy, politics, stuart stevens
On today's Bulwark podcast, political strategists Mike Murphy and Stuart Stevens join host Charlie Sykes to discuss the crowded 2020 field, vice presidential picks, whether Joe Biden has a path, and why candidates should run as the best version of themselves.
February 12th, 2019 | 29 mins 40 secs
2020, campaigns, mark mckinnon, politics
Mark McKinnon from Showtime's "The Circus" joins guest host Jonathan V. Last and Jim Swift to discuss how he makes his weekly show, why he's done with campaigns, a handicap of the Democratic 2020 race, and the importance of authenticity.
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 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 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.