29 March 2015


Liberal Bill Scher and conservative Matt Lewis meet in the rancor-free DMZ to hash out the week’s political events.

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Jul 2, 2014 — Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis
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On The DMZ: Matt doesn’t consider Hobby Lobby a huge victory, and Bill argues it was a narrower ruling than many liberals fear. Matt takes the left’s reaction to the ruling as another example of our age of constant outrage. Why is John Boehner threatening to sue Obama over the president’s executive orders? Bill thinks the death of comprehensive immigration reform could have unexpected results in November. They check in on the still unspooling craziness that was the Mississippi GOP Senate primary. Plus: Will a Republican Bill Clinton emerge from the midst of the GOP civil war?
Jun 26, 2014 — Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis
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On The DMZ, Bill and Matt discuss the GOP Senate primary in Mississippi, where Thad Cochran pulled out a surprising win over Tea Party challenger Chris McDaniel. Bill talks about some of the quirks of politics in the South that might have tipped the race in Cochran’s favor, and Matt wonders whether Cochran’s victory means that populist, big-government conservatism is making a comeback. They move on to the Supreme Court’s rulings on presidential recess appointments and abortion-clinic buffer zones. Is Bernie Sanders the liberal to give Hillary Clinton a run for her money in 2016? Plus: The agony and the ecstasy of the World Cup.
Jun 19, 2014 — Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis
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On The DMZ, Bill and Matt want to see some introspection from conservatives who supported the Iraq War and are now urging intervention. Matt thinks the neoconservative perspective may well be right, and Bill makes the case that ISIS is a threat that the US needs to confront. Is a partition of Iraq a likely outcome of the current violence? On the domestic front: Is Senator Thad Cochran going to lose his primary because he delivered too much bacon to Mississippi? Bill argues that Bernie Sanders is the most relevant potential primary challenger to Hillary Clinton. Plus: Matt defends the name of the Washington Redskins.