Mickey: Biden is too scared of his base
Bob: Biden privileged loyalty over competence in his staffing
Are January 6 rioters getting off too easy?
How can an election get overturned? Bob and Mickey count the ways
Bob’s January 6 epiphany
Where’s the love for Sherrod Brown and Cory Booker?
Can Omicron save us from Delta?
Is it time to “pivot to normalcy” yet?
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Posted:Jan 7, 2022
The Wright Show | Jan 7, 2022 | 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.