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Episode 134: Guilt to Go Around

Rich, Michael, Alexandra, and Luke discuss the recent push to compensate slave descendants, President Trump’s meeting with Kim Jong Un, and abortion.

Episode 133: Lies, Lies, Lies

David French dukes it out over the FBI again, this time with Charlie. Rich and Michael add to the rousing debate, and all four discuss the Jussie Smollett case.

Episode 131: Unworkable Rules

The Editors discuss the NBA, the meltdown of Virginia Democrats, takeaways from Trump’s SoTU, and more.

Episode 130: Horrible Healthcare for All

The Editors continue their discussion of the Democratic presidential candidates, condemn a heinous Virginia abortion bill, and discuss the antics of Roger Stone.

Episode 129: The Merciless Media

On The Editors, Rich, Reihan, Charlie, and Michael discuss the Covington controversy, the shutdown, and the current Democratic presidential candidates.

Episode 128: FBI Face-off

David and Rich debate over the FBI Trump investigation, Charlie and Michael chime in on Brexit news, and all editors discuss the government shutdown.

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Our Bankrupt Elite

Every element of the college admissions scandal, a.k.a “Operation Varsity Blues,” is fascinating. There are the players: the Yale dad who, implicated in a securities-fraud case, tipped the feds off to the caper; a shady high-school counselor turned admissions consultant; the 36-year-old Harvard grad who ... Read More

McCain at Annapolis

President Trump has been doing a lot of tweeting today -- against TV programs, companies, and other things that have incurred his displeasure. These tweets make for interesting reading. One of them is this: So it was indeed (just proven in court papers) “last in his class” (Annapolis) John McCain that sent ... Read More
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David Brooks Forgets to Oppose Some Suicides

The well-meaning David Brooks urges us to prevent suicide in his most recent New York Times column. The crisis is certainly real. From "How to Fight Suicide:": You’ve probably seen the recent statistics about the suicide epidemic — that suicide rates over all have risen by over 30 percent this century; ... Read More