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
The Wright Show | Sep 3, 2021 | Robert Wright & Mickey Kaus
The Wright Show Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss Biden’s handling of negotiations with Russia over the situation in Ukraine. The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and journalist Heather Mac Donald discuss Glenn’s speech “The Case for Black Patriotism” and Heather’s recent explorations of African American literature. Culturally Determined Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Chris Novembrino consider Tom Friedman’s controversial column that argued for a cross-party coalition to oppose Trump. The DMZ Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis debate whether Adam McKay’s film accurately depicts our current media and political environment. The Wright Show Robert Wright and Richard Hanania, author of Public Choice Theory and the Illusion of Grand Strategy, discuss a man who helped start both the Iraq War and the expansion of NATO. The Wright Show Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus debate whether China’s authoritarianism and surveillance technology will pose a threat to the world. The Glenn Show Glenn Loury and John McWhorter discuss Lani Guinier’s contributions to our ideas about voting rights, her nomination to a position in the Clinton administration, and Clinton’s subsequent withdrawal of that nomination. The Wright Show Robert Wright and anthropologist Agustín Fuentes discuss the issues that arise when trans women compete in women’s sports. Culturally Determined Aryeh Cohen-Wade and Milton Lawson discuss the unusual origins of the ’80s action figures.
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Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss the legal and political consequences of January 6 a year later.