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Posted:May 27, 2022
Nonzero (The Wright Show) | May 27, 2022 | Robert Wright & Mickey Kaus
The Glenn Show Glenn Loury, Sabrina Salvati, and LaJuan Loury break down comic and podcaster Jimmy Dore’s contentious interview with 2024 presidential candidate Cornel West. Nonzero (The Wright Show) Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus also discuss the Semafor Iran influence story, Biden’s socio-economic bad omens, a Menendez non-resignation theory, next week’s Parrot Room finale, and more. The DMZ On this week’s DMZ, Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis give their thoughts on the second Republican presidential primary debate. (Spoilers: It was bad.) Nonzero (The Wright Show) Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus also discuss Bob Menendez’s corruption indictment, the issue that could sink Trump’s campaign, the mystery of America’s open border, the state of Ukraine’s international support, and more. The Glenn Show Is it possible to implement a fairer version of affirmative action without jettisoning race from the process entirely? Glenn Loury, John McWhorter, and literary scholar Tyler Austin Harper debate the question. The DMZ What does Rep. Boebert’s groping, the end of the Senate dress code, Kristi Noem’s alleged affair, and VA state legislative candidate Susanna Gibson’s online sex side hustle have in common? Maybe nothing? Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss on this week’s DMZ. The DMZ Is Speaker McCarthy steering the government towards shutdown or
is there a method to his madness? Bill Scher and Matt K. Lewis discuss on this week’s DMZ.
Nonzero (The Wright Show) Robert Wright and Mickey Kaus also discuss Walter Isaacson’s Elon-Ukraine walk-back, Biden replacement theories, Romney’s retirement, Ukraine war developments, and more.