Posted:Sep 13, 2017
Bill Scher, Politico, “The Single-Payer Insanity”
Margot Sanger-Katz, New York Times, “How Single-Payer Health Care Could Trip Up Democrats”
Bill Scher, RealClearPolitics, “Nancy Pelosi Is Worth the Trouble”
Bill Scher, Politico, “Hillary’s Message To Dems: Don’t Give Bernie The Keys”
Matt K. Lewis, Daily Beast, “It Sure Looks Like Steve Bannon Wants the Democrats to Retake Congress”
Matt K. Lewis, Daily Beast, “It’s Official: This Is the Year I Stop Watching Football (I Think)”
The DMZ | Sep 13, 2017 | Bill Scher & Matt K. Lewis
The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt Lewis make sense of partisan reactions to Trump’s summit with Kim Jong Un. MeaningofLife.tv Adam Frank, author of the new book Light of the Stars: Alien Worlds and the Fate of the Earth, speculates that climate change may be the “great filter” that stops extraterrestrial civilizations from reaching maturity. Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and John McWhorter discuss whether John’s upbringing disqualifies him from speaking on blackness in America. The Wright Show Robert Wright speaks with Wajahat Ali, who wrote a controversial Atlantic article on visiting the West Bank, about how the Israeli/Palestinian conflict is framed. MeaningofLife.tv Ross Douthat, author of the new book To Change the Church: Pope Francis and the Future of Catholicism, speaks to Father William Dailey about the relevance of the Vatican to the lives of most Catholics. Play this clip on MeaningofLife.tv The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt Lewis analyze Trump’s criminal pardons, including a rumored pardon for disgraced Illinois governor Rod Blagojevich.
Culturally Determined Jason Zinoman, author of the biography Letterman: The Last Giant of Late Night, reviewed all of Trump’s appearances on Letterman’s shows over the past 30 years.