Posted:May 10, 2017
- Linda Qiu, The New York Times, “Fact Check: Rumors, Claims and Context on G.O.P. Health Bill”
- Bill Scher, RealClear Politics, “Trump Isn’t Accomplishing Anything But His Voters Don’t Care”
- Matt Lewis and the News, “Ajit Pai on Net Neutrality”
- Matt Lewis, The Daily Beast, “C’mon, Folks, Give Flight Attendants (Half) a Break!”
The DMZ | May 10, 2017 | Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis
David Litt, author of the new book Thanks, Obama: My Hopey, Changey White House Years, explains why members of Trump’s White House have become infamous.
Bill Scher argues the left should aim to win policy arguments instead of challenging Democratic party leadership at the ballot.
The Wright Show
John McPhee, author of the new book Draft No. 4: On the Writing Process, laments the reliance on formula in journalism. Plus: Build It And They May Come
The Glenn Show
Glenn Loury and John McWhorter question the bleak outlook found in Ta-Nehisi Coates’s new book We Were Eight Years in Power.
Heather Hurlburt and Daniel Drezner presented in person by the Stanley Foundation. Find the recording here.
Daniel Drezner, author of the recent book The Ideas Industry, explains the cycle of praise and rejection that shapes the careers of top public intellectuals.
Former Weather Underground member Mark Rudd explains why he can’t write off the Antifa movement completely. Plus: Not so fast, comrade.
Bill Scher and Matt Lewis discuss whether Joe Biden can maintain populist appeal without making promises to the Sanders wing of the Democratic Party. Plus: Sunday Night Football, interrupted.
The Wright Show
Andrew Sullivan argues that a new Democratic focus on wealth inequality could “scramble” the country’s ideological divisions.