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Episode 133: The Strange Hatred for Bill Barr

Democratic attacks on Bill Barr, Trump's finances, asking the question, "If an unborn baby isn't a human being, what is it?" and why Alexandra was tempted to sign a petition ...

Episode 131: End the Penny Tyranny!

Democratic presidential candidate Andrew Yang, how criticism isn't "incitement" and disagreement isn't "dehumanizing," and all the ways the Washington Post is wrong about abortion

Episode 129: The Sacred and the Profane

David and Alexandra discuss the burning of the Notre Dame, whether Bernie “won” his Fox News town hall, and whether other Democrats will beat a path to Fox’s door.

Episode 127: The Many Names of Pete Buttigieg

Breaking down the Buttigieg boomlet, the role of declining faith and marriage in America's happiness crisis, and a discussion of the movie Unplanned and civility in the abortion debate.

Episode 125: Mueller Time

The implications of Mueller's conclusion that Trump didn't collude, the Steele dossier's malignant effect on the American body politic, and some good news in the fight for life.

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Men Literally Died for That Flag, You Idiots

The American flag’s place in our culture is beginning to look less unassailable. The symbol itself is under attack, as we’ve seen with Nike dumping a shoe design featuring an early American flag, Megan Rapinoe defending her national-anthem protests (she says she will never sing the song again), and ... Read More

The Plot against Kavanaugh

Justice on Trial, by Mollie Hemingway and Carrie Severino (Regnery,  256 pp., $28.99) The nomination and confirmation of Brett Kavanaugh to the Supreme Court was the political event of 2018, though not for the reasons anyone expected. All High Court confirmations these days are fraught with emotion and tumult ... Read More
Politics & Policy

He Just Can’t Help Himself

By Saturday, the long-simmering fight between Nancy Pelosi and her allies on one side and the “squad” associated with Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez on the other had risen to an angrier and more destructive level at the Netroots Nation conference. Representative Ayanna Pressley, an African-American Massachusetts ... Read More
Politics & Policy

Ilhan Omar Is Completely Assimilated

Beto O’Rourke, the losing Texas Senate candidate who bootstrapped his way into becoming a losing presidential candidate, had a message for refugees who had come to America: Your new country is a hellhole. The former congressman told a roundtable of refugees and immigrants in Nashville, Tenn., last week: ... Read More
White House

On Gratitude and Immigration

Like both Rich and David, I consider it flatly inappropriate for the president of the United States to be telling Americans -- rhetorically or otherwise -- to “go back where you came from.” In consequence, you will find no defense of the president from me, either. What Trump tweeted over the weekend was ... Read More

We All Wanted to Love the Women’s Soccer Team

For the first time in my life, I did not root for an American team. Whatever the sport, I have always rooted American. And if those who called in to my radio show were representative of my audience, many millions of Americans made the same sad choice. It takes a lot for people like me not to root for an ... Read More

The ‘Squad’ Gives a Gift to Donald Trump

On Sunday, Donald Trump gave the Democrats a gift -- comments that indicate he thinks native-born congresswomen he detests should “go back” to the countries of their ancestors. On Monday, the four congresswomen handed Trump a gift in return, managing to respond to the president’s insults in some of the most ... Read More