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14 October 2019

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Bill Scher (Real Clear Politics, Politico) and Matt K. Lewis (The Daily Beast, MattLewis.org)

On The DMZ: Picking up where his wife left off, Matt makes the case that breastfeeding and farmer’s markets are innately conservative. Then The DMZ braves the scandal zone. Has the “second-term curse” caught Obama? Matt sees a president crossing ethical lines to win re-election, while Bill doesn’t see much scandal at all. Does it make political sense for the opposition party to chase scandal, or does that risk backfiring? Matt argues the stories can’t be dismissed, and Bill explains why he’s happy to have investigations. And how do these incidents compare to Watergate and the Lewinsky scandal?

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The DMZ | May 15, 2013 | Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis

The Glenn Show

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The Wright Show

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MeaningofLife.tv

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Bhikkhu Bodhi, a translator of ancient Buddhist texts, discusses the demanding Buddhist ideal of “right speech.”

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The DMZ

Is Trump worth impeaching?

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Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss whether Democrats are taking a major risk by pushing for Trump’s impeachment.

The Glenn Show

What happens if affirmative action is eliminated?

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MeaningofLife.tv

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Daniel Kaufman and Massimo Pigliucci discuss whether physicists will be ever able to describe the structure of reality.

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The Wright Show

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Robert Wright and Michael Tracey debate the importance of the identity of a key player in the Ukraine scandal.

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