January 28th, 2022 | 41 mins 34 secs
anti-vax, bbb, biden, black woman, campaign promise, cawthorn, covid derangement syndrome, democratic leadership, j.d. vance, kingmaker, manchin, morgan ortagus, nancy pelosi, nikki haley, nominee, republicans, robby starbuck, sanders, schumer, scotus pick, stephen breyer, supreme court, trump, vaccines, warren
Trump's kingmaking keeps hitting bumps in the road, and the GOP is helping to spread Covid as an electoral strategy. Plus, why does Schumer's sloppy leadership get so little notice? A.B. Stoddard joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
January 26th, 2022 | 48 mins 45 secs
alex berenson, biden, cia, covert action, disinformation, dod, election, electors, fox, gateway pundit, germany, intelligence, italy, j.d.vance, kiev, moscow, natural gas, nuclear power, propaganda, putin, qatar, rfk jr., russia, russian state tv, trump, ukraine, vaccines, vienna, voting machines, wisconsin, yale
Parts of Ukraine are physically closer to — and more culturally aligned with — Central and Western Europe than they are to Russia. Lawfare's David Priess joins Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
January 20th, 2022 | 54 mins 20 secs
2021, arizona, bad faith, biden, clinton, diaper, education, fdr, george hw bush, george w. bush, hoover, inauguration day, incursion, jan. 20, johnson, kennedy, kids, liz cheney, mar-a-lago, masks, mollie hemingway, nixon, obama, presidency, republicans, right-wing twitter, russia, schools, ukraine, vaccines, vote counting, voting, youngkin
Charlie Sykes and Tim Miller take the measure of Biden's press conference and his first year in the office — and come down on different sides. The Bulwark coalition in all its glory, on today's podcast.
January 19th, 2022 | 45 mins 7 secs
authoritarian, biden, bully pulpit, defund the police, election 2020, fox news, georgia, hawley, ideological, jan. 6, law & order, manchin, maya angelou, nato, propaganda, republicans, russia, sinema, trump, tucker carlson, ukraine, vaccines, violence, virus, voting rights
America needs a coalition that crosses party and ideological lines — to counter the authoritarian menace inside the Republican Party, and GOP leaders who lie about the election and the virus. Will Saletan tells Charlie Sykes why he's joining the fight at The Bulwark.
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.
December 28th, 2021 | 41 mins 35 secs
ahmaud arbery, american conservative, bannon, biden, coup d'état, derek chauvin, gop, jared schmeck, jill biden, jury verdicts, kim potter, liz cheney, peter navarro, republican party, trump, vaccines, yiddish
The Republican Party is now about knife fights and justifying just about anything -- like Peter Navarro laying out a clear description of the attempted Trump coup. Still, there are 2021 bright spots. Peter Wehner joins guest host Mona Charen on today's episode.
December 16th, 2021 | 55 mins 39 secs
ari fleischer, ben shapiro, bob woodward, brian kilmeade, conservatives, covid, fox news, insurrection, jake sherman, journalists, laura ingraham, masks chris cuomo, media bias, text messages nmark meadows, truth and lies, vaccines, white house
Sarah, Tim, and JVL sit in for Charlie. Trump knows his supporters better than anyone around him. He knew they'd be fine with an insurrection.
November 25th, 2021 | 44 mins 9 secs
abigail spanberger, adam kinzinger, addams family values, biden, bread pudding, chariots of fire, democrats, glenn youngkin, kamala harris, liz cheney, manhood, masculinity, mitch landrieu, pete buttigieg, planes, potus, president, republicans, trains and automobiles, trump, turkey, vaccines, white house
Sarah Longwell, Charlie Sykes, Amanda Carpenter, and Mona Charen stop by to talk food, the dearth of Thanksgiving movies, and to highlight something in the political world they are most grateful for. Let's just say Liz Cheney got some love.
November 23rd, 2021 | 48 mins 31 secs
bill clinton, bridges, chicago, colleges, covid, democracy, for-profit universities, heads in beds, libraries, morgan stanley, parking meters, patent, prisons, private contractors, private prisons, privatizing public services, public employees, public goods, public sector, roads, ronald reagan, schools, student debt, transparency, vaccines, water, welfare
Should the government really be run like a business, or just be run really well? Author Donald Cohen debates Charlie Sykes on today's podcast.
August 10th, 2021 | 58 mins 18 secs
david french, democrats, faith, gop, politics, race debate, republicans, trump, vaccines
On today's podcast, David French joins host Charlie Sykes to discuss the debate over race, faith, and vaccines.