Bob and Mickey’s most erotic cold open yet
Mickey mildly critiques Bob’s latest Afghanistan piece
Eight ways Biden messed up the Afghanistan withdrawal (according to Mickey)
Will Pelosi get the infrastructure bill she wants?
Will the Texas abortion law backfire on pro-lifers?
Mickey: If Newsom loses his recall vote, it could tank the infrastructure bill
The jury’s still out on the lab leak hypothesis
Bob: The jury’s still out on Ivermectin but not on Bret Weinstein
Parrot Room preview: A hit piece on JD Vance, crime rates among Afghan refugees, the NYT’s editorial practice, the (possible) millennial conspiracy to oust boomers, wokeness at Princeton, an Ivermectin tweet storm, Pierre Kory, the possible postmodernism of the Weinsteins, how Mickey turned Bob into Led Tasso, Bob gets the Ezra Klein bump, and Ed Asner
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Posted:Sep 3, 2021
Nonzero (The Wright Show) | Sep 3, 2021 | Robert Wright & Mickey Kaus
Nonzero (The Wright Show) Robert Wright, Jonah Goldberg, and Mickey Kaus debate the merits of putting commitment to an institution ahead of one’s personal brand. Nonzero (The Wright Show) Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss whether a win for abortion rights in Kansas indicates broader midterm gains for Democrats. The Glenn Show Glenn Loury, John McWhorter, and economist Richard Wolff debate the relative merits of planned economies and free markets, as well as the rights of workers to determine the fate of the companies they work for. Nonzero (The Wright Show) Robert Wright and New York Times columnist Thomas Friedman assess the wisdom of the House Speaker’s trip to Taiwan. The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and physicist Stephon Alexander, author of Fear of a Black Universe: An Outsider’s Guide to the Future of Physics, discuss the racial achievement gap in quantitative fields and how it might be closed. The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss the argument for Biden bowing out of the 2024 race. Nonzero (The Wright Show) Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus ask whether liberals and the left could be susceptible to election fraud conspiracies. The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and John McWhorter denounce recent ugly attacks on Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas.
The DMZ Matt K. Lewis and Bill Scher discuss the risky Democratic strategy of supporting Trumpy Republican primary candidates.