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Bob and Mickey’s Heroes of the Year
Bob and Mickey’s Villain of the Year
The Best and Worst Ideas of the Year
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Ditching the metaverse, Pelosi persisting, and other 2022 predictions
Parrot Room preview: words and concepts that need to go in 2022, Bob and Mickey reveal what “undernews” is, Biden’s cognitive status, 2021’s least deserving media attention-getter, the shortage of good hit pieces, who’s cruising for a bruising in 2022, Bob and Mickey’s worst opinions of 2021, Ghislaine Maxwell convicted, remembering E.O. Wilson,
The Expanse, Bob defends his hair, Mickey defends his LSD abstinence, Pacific Crucible, the documentary Ascension, and more reasons why Ron Brownstein’s “coalition of the ascendent” is the worst idea of the decade .
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Posted:Dec 30, 2021
The Wright Show | Dec 30, 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.
The Wright Show
Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus discuss the legal and political consequences of January 6 a year later.