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Episode 95: California’s Year-Long Day of the Dead

In this especially scary Halloween edition, David and Will discuss Gavin Newsom’s attack on California’s highly regulated electric utilities, the coming tech-sector correction, the meaning of the Representative Katie Hill ...

Episode 93: Armagideon Time

PG&E turns out the lights on 800,000 Californians, Governor Gavin Newsom celebrates Indigienous Peoples Day, Mitch McConnell slips into Newport Beach to talk banking reform with weed retailers, and more.

Episode 92: Suicide of the West Coast

California’s climate-change satellite; a non-ironic call by Democrats to discover the source of the state's rising gas prices; a tax hike that drove out the state’s biggest taxpayers?

Episode 91: The Meaning of the OC

Politico’s analysis of historically conservative Orange County’s swing to the left, Saturday Night Live’s takedown of Democratic presidential contenders, and Kamala Harris’s on-again, off-again love affair with ...

Episode 89: Can Trump Fix California?

The president promises to solve California’s homeless crisis, end the state’s right to set its own auto emissions standards, and end underage vaping.

Episode 88: Six Summer Stories

Trump threatens to break Sacramento’s headlock on the auto industry and trolls California lawmakers with a vow to fix the state’s homeless crisis, San Francisco declares NRA a terror group, ...

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Elections

What Do Republican Voters Want?

The latest entry in the post-Trump conservatism sweepstakes was Marco Rubio’s speech at the Catholic University of America in early November. The Florida senator made the case for a “common-good capitalism” that looks on markets in the light of Catholic social thought. “We must remember that our nation ... Read More
Books

The Houellebecqian Moment

We are living in the imagination of Michel Houellebecq. The bête noire of French literature has spent decades deploring the erosion of Western mores that he believes resulted from the sexual revolution of the 1960s. His last novel, Submission, revolved around the election of a theocratic Muslim to the French ... Read More
Culture

‘Epstein Didn’t Kill Himself’

It was just one more segment to fill out the hour, and thereby fill the long 24 hours of Saturday’s cable news on November 2. Or so it seemed. Navy SEAL Mike Ritland was on the Fox News program Watters World to talk to Jesse Watters about trained German shepherds like the one used in the raid that found ... Read More
White House

Impeachment Woes and DACA Throes

This excerpt is from episode 176 of The Editors. Charlie: Yesterday was the day on which the rain stopped and the sun hid behind the clouds and the eyes of the nation turned in unison toward Capitol Hill for the first day of public hearings in the impeachment of Donald Trump. The results of that first day were ... Read More